Israeli baseball player makes MLB draft history
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Israeli baseball player makes MLB draft history

Dean Kremer
Dean Kremer

Dean Kremer has made history after being the first Israeli baseball player to get drafted into Major League Baseball (MLB).

The 19-year-old was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 38th round of the draft in June, he said: “I like to represent my country in any way possible.”

There are currently around 15 American Jews playing professional baseball in the USA, whilst in Israel the major sports – being football (soccer) and basketball – are amongst the most popular.

 

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