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Small-town America's baseball talent from Far East

21 September 2011 Last updated at 01:03 BST

Minor League teams around the country represent a stepping stone for young baseball players hoping to make it to the big time of the Major League.

In recent years, more athletes from Asia have found their way to these teams that play in front of small-town crowds in places like Boise, Idaho.

The BBC's Franz Strasser reports on their adjustments to the American culture, and how the community is helping them feel at home.