Global Voices 2008 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 1, Episode 19 Greener Grass: Cuba, Baseball and the United States

First Aired: July 22, 2008

"Greener Grass: Cuba, Baseball and the United States" examines the shared passion for baseball in the two countries, as well as relations between the two, using a 1999 series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Cuban national team as a backdrop to illustrate a history of competition, cooperation and confrontation. Included: the Havana Sugar Kings, Cuban defectors and U.S. players on Cuban teams.