Meeting Coach George

Jimmy Rollins' Uganda Journal, day 1

Originally Published: September 4, 2012
By Jimmy Rollins | ESPN The Magazine

Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and his younger sister Shay joined documentary filmmaker Jay Shapiro and his crew in mid-January for the Pearl of Africa Series, a tour sponsored by Right To Play that centered around a game between a Little League team from Langley, British Columbia and one from Kampala coached by George Mughobe. But as Jimmy's daily journal shows, the trip was about more than just a game.

AFTER A LONG TRIP in from JFK and a 9-hour layover in Turkey, we ...

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