Baseball http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24850/all en Photos: For Cuban baseball players, old travel restrictions still apply http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5732248 <p>Cuban citizens will be able to travel freely for the first time starting Jan. 14, but the situation facing Cuban professionals&mdash;including athletes&mdash;could prove problematic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5732248" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Travel/Tourism Cuba United States Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5732248 at http://www.globalpost.com Why getting cut from the Olympics could actually help baseball http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/130305/baseball-softball-olympic-prospects-WBC-2013 <p>BOSTON &mdash; Getting cut in 2005 from the 2012 Olympics was a watershed moment for baseball and softball, the first sports to be dropped since polo in 1936.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/130305/baseball-softball-olympic-prospects-WBC-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2020 Olympics Baseball Softball World Baseball Classic Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle Japan Cuba South Korea United States Venezuela Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:16:40 +0000 Jack Freifelder 5774285 at http://www.globalpost.com South Korean baseman calls African-American pitcher 'too black' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/south-korea-kim-tae-kyun-shane-youman-racism "His face is too black, so it is hard to bat because his white teeth and the ball confuses me when he smiles on the mound."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/south-korea-kim-tae-kyun-shane-youman-racism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball World At Play South Korea United States Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:41:00 +0000 Geoffrey Cain and Jessica Phelan 5856055 at http://www.globalpost.com