A student at the Yogui Baseball School practices his swing on a tire near the Las Brisas barrio in East Caracas, Venezuela, on Oct. 5, 2015. The dream of playing in the major leagues draws children across Venezuela into baseball, helping them develop discipline, work ethic and communication skills.
A student at the Yogui Baseball School practices his swing on a tire near the Las Brisas barrio in East Caracas, Venezuela, on Oct. 5, 2015. The dream of playing in the major leagues draws children across Venezuela into baseball, helping them develop discipline, work ethic and communication skills. Alejandro Cegarra McClatchy
A student at the Yogui Baseball School practices his swing on a tire near the Las Brisas barrio in East Caracas, Venezuela, on Oct. 5, 2015. The dream of playing in the major leagues draws children across Venezuela into baseball, helping them develop discipline, work ethic and communication skills. Alejandro Cegarra McClatchy

Venezuelan boys yearn for baseball’s glory and riches

March 21, 2016 10:55 PM