Monday, June 09, 2014

Cuba's Baseball Family: The Gourriels

Yulieski Gourriel, second from right, formerly of the Cuban team, Industriales,
poses for a picture with his father Lourdes Gourriel, right, and his two brothers,
Lourdes Yunielski Gourriel, left, and Yunieski Gourriel, second left,
at the Jose Marti International Airport, in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Gourriel, who was traveling to France and then onto Japan,
signed with Japan's Central League professional baseball team,
the Yokohama Dena Baystars. 
Gourriel has become the third Cuban baseball player to legally join a foreign team under a law passed by the talent-rich island last year. 
(AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

JG: A family that has brought honor and glory to El Beisbol Cubano.

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