People: Jul. 24, 1964

Batters better swing high, wide and fan some when Fidel Castro, 37, steps up to the mound to give a demonstration of his celebrated pitching prowess. Since he won the revolution, he has not lost a game. But now it appears that Fidel's new soothing syrup is for domestic consumption as well as export. Radio Havana breathlessly reported that a recent beisbol game ended 3-0 after five innings with el máxima lider the losing hurler, though naturally he was "in magnificent form." Why five innings? Well, when Castro walks off the field, it seems...

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