Cuba Trip Makes Lasting Impact On Rice

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For the Rice baseball team, history came alive the moment Cuban dictator Fidel Castro died.

The Owls were in Havana this past November for a 12-day trip that was to include five games against Cuban Baseball Federation teams as well as an exploration into the history and the culture of the tropical-island nation.

Before making the trip, every player on the team took a course, “Trends in Contemporary Cuban Culture”, which was taught by Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg, an[…]