Posted by on January 30, 2017 5:33 pm
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Baseball is the fastest growing sport in The Bahamas, according to government officials and media reports from the nation’s leading newspaper, The Bahamas Tribune.

The island of nearly 400,000 inhabitants is geographically positioned between two elite baseball nations, current world No. 2 United States and No. 5 Cuba. Baseball is also one of the most popular sports across the Caribbean and the Americas.

Bahamas Senator Greg Burrows, who is also the president of the Freedom Farm Baseball League, said, “[Baseball is] the number one [sports] programme in the country — the largest in the country.”

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Marvin Moore
Marvin Moore
A former international baseball coach and award-winning sports writer, Marvin is the Managing Editor at World Baseball News. He transformed the Swiss National Team into a B-Pool contender which knocked off 1994 B-Pool champion Ukraine at the European Championship, and won four Swiss NLA titles in six seasons with the Therwil Flyers and Zurich Challengers.

The native Texan compiles the weekly European Baseball Power Rankings, European Baseball Players of the Week, European Baseball Weekend Preview, European Baseball Statistical Leaders, European Baseball Scoreboard and International Baseball Update.

Marvin, who has been an avid Texas Rangers fan for more than four decades, enjoys fishing, teaching youth baseball and playing fantasy sports. He was a co-founder of Mister-Baseball.com and also started BaseballdeWorld.com.

Marvin and his wife Lerma have two kids, Hali (16) and Saentis (13).

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