Dan Le Batard

July 16, 2013 12:01 AM

Dan Le Batard: Stars align for Miami Marlins’ Jose Fernandez

Every game, abuela climbs into that sky in Cuba. It is about as close as she ever gets to feeling the freedom her grandson fled to find. Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández has sent her so many American treasures while trying to bridge the heartbreaking gap now between them. Plasma TVs. Cellphones. A new mattress. He even managed to have air conditioning installed in grandma’s house from afar. But you know what Olga Fernández values most? That radio.

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About Dan Le Batard

Dan Le Batard


Born to Cuban immigrants and a graduate of the University of Miami, Dan Le Batard began at the Herald in 1990. He can be heard nationally on ESPN radio weekdays 10 AM -1 PM or watched on his television show “Highly Questionable” weekdays at 4:30 PM on ESPN (when he’s not suspended). 790 The Ticket carries an exclusive South Florida local hour of Le Batard’s radio show 9-10 AM.

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