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Venezuelan pair hopes to spread sport back home

Updated: October 2, 2009, 6:38 PM ET
By Andy Katz

Greivis Vasquez didn't gravitate to baseball. The expectation was that he should.

But those who knew Vasquez when he was growing up in what he termed a middle-class neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, understood the passivity of the sport wasn't for him.

He was too hyper. He needed to be in action.

"I couldn't stay in one place,'' said Vasquez, who has been known to be a bit wound-up -- maybe even too much -- during heated ACC games while playing for ...

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