Baseball in Africa? C’mon, you’re kidding, right? Well, actually no!
South Africa has been a participant in the World Baseball Classic. You can learn more about baseball in South Africa, and throughout the continent as well, in World in a Ballpark: Baseball
Goes Global which is available for purchase at the Buy Joe's Guides page. If you want to view a sample of the guide and see how easy
the guide is to use, visit the World Baseball Classic page.
Major League Baseball International has pumped millions of dollars into South Africa alone – and for good reason.
Now nearly 20 years into its new democracy, following the fall of apartheid, the continent’s leading economy has some
of the best athletes in the world. And now all races are playing alongside one another – and in peace.
Like the Aussies, Down Under, Mate!, South Africans are rugby, soccer and cricket players by trade. MLB scouts like the tough demeanor of rugby players and the
hand-eye coordination of soccer players and cricketers.
You can see Joe's other photos from Africa by
traveling to these links: Sultans Of Swing: Baseball in Africa & The Middle East; Jambo From Kenya! and Uganda Respondin'.