Palestinian Women Try to Bring Baseball to Gaza

VOICE OF AMERICA | on Mon, Mar 20, 12:21 PM

KHAN YOUNIS, GAZA STRIP —  The young Palestinian women don baseball caps on top of their Islamic headscarves and field tennis balls with fabric gloves, giving a decidedly local feel to the great American pastime. They are trying to bring baseball to the Gaza Strip, an effort that is still in its early innings. The players, who work out on a small soccer pitch in a southern Gaza town, admit they are still trying to understand the rules of the complicated sport. With pitches lobbed underhand, t...

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