Baylor baseball bound for Cuba
baseball players, coaches and support staff left early this
morning for a six-day humanitarian trip to Havana, Cuba.
The group will work through the Baptist
Convention of Western Cuba on several projects, including the
renovation of a Soviet-era sports complex. Plans also include
baseball clinics, but due to NCAA rules, the players may not
compete in any organized games.
With the assistance of Caring Partners
International, an estimated $200,000 worth of goods have been
shipped to Cuba.
According to head coach Steve Smith, the group
will also assist in the installation of a dental office in a
nursing home operating by the Baptist Convention of Western
Cuba. Two dentists are included in the travel party to install
the dental equipment previously shipped to Cuba and to set up
For daily updates on the team’s trip to Cuba,
The Kaye Zone. It is the blog of David Kaye, assistant
director for athletic media relations and baseball contact for