Monday, September 03, 2012


Rivera greets Ugandan Little League Team at the Stadium

8/30/12, "The Ugandan Little League team, the first squad from Africa to make it to the Little League World Series at Williamsport, Pa., visited with the Yankees before the game. The boys met Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera. They were given a clubhouse tour by manager Joe Girardi, including the players-only facilities, and watched batting practice from the dugout."

8/30/12, "AL inside pitch," AP via Arizona Daily Star


"The team's incredible achievement coincides with the 50th anniversary of Uganda's independence — on Oct. 9, 1962 — after decades as a British colony. For many reasons — political, social, economic — African kids weren't free to play baseball."...

9/2/12, "Uganda's Little Leaguers Inspire Big Leaguers, Too,", Paul Post

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