Iranians Take Up America’s Pastime

Flag of IranDown a dirt road in a back corner of a vast Tehran sports complex, several dozen young men recently took part in tryouts for Iran’s national baseball team.  They are a small but growing number of Iranians taking up America’s pastime despite long odds.  Closer to the “Bad News Bears” than the major leagues, organized baseball has been played there since 1991.  Read more and view photo gallery hereView Facebook gallery here.

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