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Jimmy Rollins sees potential in Uganda

Phillies shortstop's foundation gave $10,000 for Uganda vs. Canada game

Updated: January 18, 2012, 3:05 AM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Jimmy Rollins has been mobbed on the field before. But this time is the offseason, and this place is a hard-packed scrub playing area below the St. Peter School in the ghetto of the capital of Uganda. And the reason the players are hoisting him up on their shoulders is even better than a big hit in a big game. This is their show of appreciation. The Phillies shortstop has been laying out for them.

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