Baseball in Central America: A Popular Pastime

When people call baseball “America’s pastime”, they’re almost always thinking of America – aka the United States. Which is fine and as it should be. After all, there’s nothing more quintessentially American than baseball, is there?

The summer sunshine, the hotdogs, the history. There’s something magical about baseball and its place in American culture. But hold up a second.

Did you know that it’s not only the United States of America where baseball is popular? Did you know that if you look south of the border, you’ll also find another America in love with the game?

Yes, Latin America isn’t all about soccer – baseball is popular in many LatAm countries, too. In fact, for a good few LatAm countries, baseball is the number one sport.

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