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COMMENTARY: Why Cuban-American José Fernández’s life matters now outside of baseball

Amanda González

September 25, 2016

Filed under Sports

On Sunday morning, the sports world learned of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández's death. The 24-year-old baseball player died in a boating accident on the same waters he had braved multiple times when trying to defect Cuba a decade ago.One of his last posts on Twitter says, “If you were gi...

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