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Baseball = life in the D.R.

With camera in hand, Amy Nelson captures the pulse of being a rabid baseball fan in the Dominican Republic.

Updated: February 9, 2006, 3:09 PM ET
By Amy Nelson | Special to Page 2

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Batting practice for Licey, the home team. Many players who are affiliated with major-league teams wear their regular BP warm-ups. In this photo, Indians second baseman Ronnie Belliard chats outside the cage. To his right is Andy Abad, a minor-leaguer in the Reds' system who is Cuban but loves playing in the D.R. so much he bought an apartment in Santo Domingo.

As I was walking ...

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