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04/06/2007 Archived Entry: "Cuba: Player Smuggling"

Cuba: Player Smuggling
By Chris Francesceni ABC News

Chris Francesceni reports that a top sports agent was charged with smuggling Cuban baseball players into the US by way of speed boats piloted by a drug smuggler.

With Cuban born players like "El Duque" Hernandez and Jose Contreras signing multi-million dollar contracts, the upside is high for smugglers.

Here's the ABC News story:

Baseball Smuggling Case Features Fastballs, Fast Boats

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