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Hugo Chavez cracks Series joke

Updated: October 26, 2012, 11:17 PM ET
Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez joked that so many Venezuelan players are in the World Series that next year it should be played in the South American country.

This year a record nine Venezuelans are on the rosters for the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers. Chavez remarked during a televised Cabinet meeting Friday night that if the team's starting lineups are taken together, Venezuelans account for a third of the players.

He referred to President Barack ...

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