Tuesday, November 25, 2008

MLB First: Cricket Players From India Signed

USA TODAY -- Dinesh Patel and Rinku Singh, two 19-year-old cricket players from small villages in India who had not picked up a baseball until April, on Monday became the first athletes from India to sign professional baseball contracts, agreeing to deals with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

HT: Sanil Kori

3 Comments:

At 11/25/2008 11:04 PM, Anonymous Paul said...

Now thats a wicked googlee

 
At 11/26/2008 2:08 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great, now they're outsourcing our baseball jobs to low-cost, Indian labor.

Boooooooo!!!

We need to put up tariffs that prevent this from happening.

Amit Raman

 
At 11/28/2008 2:42 AM, Blogger Naunihal said...

It's not so much about the cricket skills. These two were both javelin throwers, it turns out that translates better than bowling.

 

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