MLB scouts for African baseball stars


Scouting for African baseball stars

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MLB scouts for African baseball stars

18 October 2016 Last updated at 01:04 BST

African players are hoping to hit the big time, as Major League Baseball (MLB) launches a talent hunt outside the US.

Leagues are springing up and coaches and scouts travel the continent looking for the next big star.

The BBC spent time with one young man hoping to make it to the MLB’s “Elite Africa” training camp taking place in Johannesburg later this year.

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