Building communities through baseball in the Dominican Republic

Americas Now

The Dominican Republic produces the most professional baseball players in the world after the United States. It is also one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere.

For Caribbean teenagers baseball is often seen as a ticket out of that poverty.

One man guiding kids in the Dominican Republic in their effort to “join the majors” is our Game Changer this week.

Meet the director of The Boston Red Sox’s “Beautiful Dreams” program…Jesus Rojas Alou.