baseball

Teaching Baseball as Second Language in China

From New York Times: On a dusty, shoddy baseball field here this spring, Jim Lefebvre, manager of the Chinese national baseball team, gathered his players and demonstrated the Red Sox slugger Manny Ramírez’s philosophy on...

Playing in China, Chipping at a Wall

Baseball promoters are the latest sports enthusiasts to try to break into the China market. The New York Times reports on the first Major League Baseball team played in China, between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego...

Photos: A Major League Push in China

From Los Angeles Times: China welcomes two MLB teams, the Padres and the Dodgers, to play in exhibition games Saturday and Sunday in Beijing. Major League Baseball hopes to tap the China market by promoting the sport to youth...

Seeking Edge in China, Yankees Put Baseball First - Tyler Kepner

First (American) football, now baseball. China is getting more magnetic, it seems, in everything. Yankees wants to establish a toehold in a potentially sports power too. From the New York Times: The Yankees consider themselves the most driven team in a competitive sport, so their push to boost baseball in China is not purely altruistic. […]

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