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Clayton Kershaw gets first-hand view of Cuba's passion for baseball

Clayton Kershaw gets first-hand view of Cuba's passion for baseball

Clayton Kershaw never doubted Cuba’s passion for baseball. But then he had never truly experienced it until Thursday, when a crowd of several dozen sat through a 2 1/2-hour children’s clinic, then waited another 30 minutes under a blazing sun just to watch Kershaw play catch.

“They love baseball,” the Dodgers’ three-time Cy Young Award winner said with a grin.

Major League Baseball’s three-day goodwill visit to Cuba moved to Matanzas, about 60 miles east of Havana, for its final public event Thursday. And that was fitting, because the city is hallowed ground, the site of both the first organized game in the island’s history as well...

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