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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    Wonder if he'll bring a .500 BAPIP....
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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    i wish some of these Cuban sluggers was best friends before with Chapman and they could end up being a Red

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    Good for him. Imagine living in a country where you'd be jailed for pursuing your life's dream b/c you need to move to the United States or Canada. 2013 and this crap is still happening. Hard to believe. I wish him success (except when he plays against our fav team of course).
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966 View Post
    Good for him. Imagine living in a country where you'd be jailed for pursuing your life's dream b/c you need to move to the United States or Canada. 2013 and this crap is still happening. Hard to believe. I wish him success (except when he plays against our fav team of course).
    It is hard to imagine, but also imagine going to jail simply for pursuing your dream of buying a Cuban cigar, or taking a vacation visit to Old Havana. Wait, that's the U.S. for the last 40 years.....

    I know, this isn't a political board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redssince75 View Post
    It is hard to imagine, but also imagine going to jail simply for pursuing your dream of buying a Cuban cigar, or taking a vacation visit to Old Havana. Wait, that's the U.S. for the last 40 years.....

    I know, this isn't a political board.
    Good for the guy defecting, hope he makes it. As far as your comparison....way off base!

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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    the people that I know that have been caught coming from Cuba have been forced to pay a decent size fine, but never any jail time. I do wish the embargo would end, seems kind of senseless at this point.

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    If the picture of him against the USA at the top had shown up @ 15 rows, I would have been in it.
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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    Quote Originally Posted by dubc47834 View Post
    Good for the guy defecting, hope he makes it. As far as your comparison....way off base!
    I thought the travel restrictions had been relaxed in the last few years?

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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    Dominican cigars are better than overpriced Cuban cigars these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Always Red View Post
    Dominican cigars are better than overpriced Cuban cigars these days.
    Cohiba FTW
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    Cohiba FTW
    The Dominican La Gloria Habana is a better smoke than any Cuban I've had in Canada or Germany of late, including Cohiba and Monetcristo #2. And it's a far, far better value.

    Just my opinion.

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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    Quote Originally Posted by Always Red View Post
    Dominican cigars are better than overpriced Cuban cigars these days.
    Were you making an analogy to baseball prospects here?
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    Re: Another big Cuban defection

    Quote Originally Posted by OGB View Post
    Were you making an analogy to baseball prospects here?
    Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
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