With the Tampa Bays Rays playing an exhibition game against the Cuban national team in Havana, Tuesday undoubtedly will go down as a historic day in Major League Baseball.
So it should come as no surprise that some of Cuba’s best baseball players were in attendance for the game.
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and Cuba native Luis Tiant and Cuban National Series pitcher Pedro Lazo both threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Tuesday’s game was the first time an MLB team played in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles went to Havana in 1999 and only the second time since 1959.
Thumbnail photo via Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant throws out the first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays' exhibition game in Cuba.
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