Partnership gives MLB unique visibility
BEIJING -- When Jim Small eyes China, he dreams big: seventh-inning stretches in Shanghai, home runs in Harbin, scouts scouring Suzhou for the new Sammy Sosa. In short, baseball -- pure, old-fashioned American baseball -- barnstorming its way across the land of Mao.
Small is Major League Baseball's vice president of international
market development. And there's no international market larger than
China, where it's estimated the number of school-age athletes is
larger than the entire population ...
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