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Cuban youth baseball team cherishes playing at Disney for first time

Cuban youth baseball team cherishes playing at Disney for first time

A team of 11- and 12-year-old youth baseball players with big gloves and bigger dreams is turning Disney into little Havana this week. The Habaneros are competing in the Disney International Salute to Baseball youth tournament for the first time, and the excitement can't be contained by the chain-link fence surrounding the playing surface. It has been building from the moment they learned of the trip in February. "Those kids are the spark to show the entire world that things are going to get better,'' Noel Tortoló, the Habaneros' manager, said through a translator. From an island nation 90 miles from Florida, the Habaneros are reaping a reward of the...

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