Images from the old Havana, Cuba. ..Beisball it's the national sport of Cuba. You see a lot more people playing it on the street, than you will see a soccer ball. ..They have come up with many interpretations of how to play beisball in close counters. In this case, with a small bat and a plastic cover as the ball. Pitching consists of a sophisticated technique using the thumb and the index finger. Not much running involve in this version of the sport.