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Special Needs Baseball (From November 23 Episode)i
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November 23, 2012 1:03 PM
There are thousands of Little League and youth baseball teams around the world. But this competitive sport can sometimes leave others who want to play on the sidelines.On Assignment's Rebecca Ward reports on one league in the U.S. state of North Carolina where the only requirement for playing is the desire to do so.

Special Needs Baseball (From November 23 Episode)

Published November 23, 2012

There are thousands of Little League and youth baseball teams around the world. But this competitive sport can sometimes leave others who want to play on the sidelines.On Assignment's Rebecca Ward reports on one league in the U.S. state of North Carolina where the only requirement for playing is the desire to do so.

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