Tag: Baseball

Diamonds Are Forever

baseball stadium Chris Epting

Chris Epting takes a baseball-inspired road trip, celebrating America's national pastime

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The Unlikely International Ambassador of Baseball

Kelsey Timmerman is not the first to write about travel and baseball in Latin America—the sport often pops up in stories about Cuba and the Dominican Republic, among other countries—but his essay in the Christian Science Monitor is the first I’ve seen about baseball on the small Honduran island of Kokota. That’s where, on a recent visit, he tried to teach a group of villagers how to play the game—a game, he admits, he never did like to play. As he writes near the top of the story, “I speak a little Spanish; most of the villagers do not. They speak Miskito. Let the charades begin.”

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