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Dodgers: LA Makes History, Reportedly Adds Pair of Ugandan Baseball Players



According to a Friday report from the official Twitter account of the National Council of Sports in Uganda, the Dodgers have signed a pair of players, Ben Serunkuma and Umar Male, out of Uganda. The move makes history as they would be the first two Ugandan players to play professionally for an MLB team.

Additionally, Joshua Kizito Muwanguzi was signed as a coach who will join Male and Serunkuma at the club’s Dominican complex, Campo Las Palmas.

BASEBALL: LA Dodgers sign Ugandan trio

As of this time, there’s no information on what positions Male or Serunkuma play. What we do know is that they will get work at Campo Las Palmas and begin getting acclimated to professional organized baseball. 

For the Dodgers, it continues a thread for a franchise that has made leaps and bounds spreading the great game of baseball internationally.

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