Baseball's Shady Business at the Border A federal judge recently sentenced a sports agent to five years in prison for smuggling potential Major League Baseball players out of Cuba. But Los Angeles Times sports writer Kevin Baxter says the practice is widespread.
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Baseball's Shady Business at the Border

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Baseball's Shady Business at the Border

Baseball's Shady Business at the Border

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A federal judge recently sentenced a sports agent to five years in prison for smuggling potential Major League Baseball players out of Cuba. But Los Angeles Times sports writer Kevin Baxter says the practice is widespread.

"If you hear of a Cuban player coming to the major leagues in the next three to four years, you can pretty much bet that he was smuggled here," Baxter says.