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Israeli baseball team hoping to make it in WBC

JUPITER, Fla. — Former major league All-Star Shawn Green calls Team Israel, “the greatest collection of Jewish players ever assembled.”

Green is the biggest star on the Israeli squad for the upcoming World Baseball Classic Qualifier, which is made up of predominantly Jewish-American minor leaguers. There are just three Israeli national team members on the squad — all pitchers — and they are in baseball heaven.

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