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Dan Shaughnessy

Cuban players richly deserve a WBC victory

Members of the Cuban team raise their caps in celebration after defeating the Dominican Republic 3-1. They take on Japan in the WBC final.
Members of the Cuban team raise their caps in celebration after defeating the Dominican Republic 3-1. They take on Japan in the WBC final. (AP Photo) AP Photo
March 20, 2006

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(Correction: Because of a reporting error, a story in Monday's Sports section erroneously said that no Cuban national team baseball player had defected since Jose Contreras in 2002. While Cuban baseball players have defected since 2002, Contreras was the last one to do so during an international tournament.) (Full article: 1066 words)

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