Friendship and baseball

The story of two boys, two countries and how baseball brought them together

Updated: April 13, 2012, 2:33 PM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

Mugaya Ken Kenneth: U treated mi just as yo brother i will neva 4get u

Connor McCreath: Hey how have you been. I miss you! Lots of love


AMPALA, Uganda -- A baseball looks like such a simple thing. But to make a regulation ball (5 ounces, 9 inches in circumference), four layers of yarn are wrapped around a cork core and covered by two identical hourglass-shaped pieces of white cowhide sewn together with red string -- a laborious process that ...

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