<p><em></em></p><p>An Old Havana street serves as a field of dreams for young boys engaged in one of Cuba’s national passions—baseball. The island nation regularly fields one of the world’s top international teams, and many Cubans have competed in Major League Baseball. But number one fan Fidel Castro certainly isn’t among them—stories of his professional baseball prowess are pure fantasy.<em></em></p><p><em>Learn about our <a href="http://nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/expeditions/cuba-cultural-tour/detail?utm_source=travel.nationalgeographic.com&amp;utm_medium=link&amp;utm_content=InPagePromo-20111215_CubaCountryPage_PhotoGallery&amp;utm_campaign=NGdotcom">National Geographic trip to Cuba</a>. </em></p>

Havana

An Old Havana street serves as a field of dreams for young boys engaged in one of Cuba’s national passions—baseball. The island nation regularly fields one of the world’s top international teams, and many Cubans have competed in Major League Baseball. But number one fan Fidel Castro certainly isn’t among them—stories of his professional baseball prowess are pure fantasy.

Learn about our National Geographic trip to Cuba.

Photograph by Holly Wilmeth/Aurora Photos

Cuba Photos

See photos of Cuba (including Havana, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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