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Throwback Thursday: How one Orioles minor league affiliate can trace its origins to Cuba

Throwback Thursday: How one Orioles minor league affiliate can trace its origins to Cuba

On Wednesday, in my daily quest for content, I moseyed on over to the Reddit r/baseball subreddit. One of the top photos was of Fidel Castro at the plate. Interesting.

One of the comments below claimed that the Norfolk Tides, the Orioles' Triple-A affiliate, at one time were the Havana Sugar Kings. Also interesting.

If only the path from Cuba to Virginia were so clear. Before they were the Havana Sugar Kings, they...

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