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Peter C. Bjarkman
Peter C. Bjarkman is the author of numerous baseball books, including the authoritative A History of Cuban Baseball, 1864-2006 (2007). He has written Baseball with a Latin Beat, Diamonds Around the Globe, Cuba's Baseball Defectors: The Inside Story and numerous other titles. A former college professor, he is considered one of the leading experts on Cuban baseball, especially on the Cuban National Series and Cuban national team after the 1959 Castro revolution. Bjarkman writes regularly for www.BaseballdeCuba.com, the leading website on contemporary Cuban baseball.