NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — This is a big week for some Connecticut Little Leaguers, they are going to play baseball in Cuba. The USA Cuba Goodwill Baseball team had a send off party in Newington.
Sen. Chris Murphy was in attendance to send them off. The kids are from West Hartford. As part of their visit, they will be bringing the Cuban kids baseball equipment and musical instruments as well as learn a little bit of Cuban culture.
“I’m looking forward to especially going to the schools and seeing their daily life especially and also getting to see them on the baseball field,” said player Jack Brockway.
During the summer, the kids here in Connecticut will host a Cuban Little League team when they come for a visit.