It is less than a year and half since the two men have been back to their villages in India. During this time, they have soaked in their first hot tub, eaten their first slice of pizza and, most importantly, learned to play baseball. Oh, one other thing – their lives are going to become the stuff that Hollywood dreams are made of, literally. Columbia Pictures, part of Sony Studios, has bought the rights to make a movie based on their lives
More than 60 years after Jackie Robinson became the first major African-American baseball player, racial barriers are still being broken in the world of baseball. Rinku Singh, a javelin thrower, became a baseball player after signing up for an Indian reality TV show titled “The Million Dollar Arm.” The game show was out to find the next great Indian baseball player. Singh did not win the contest, but he was recently recruited to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball team. Rinku Singh talks about his newfound fame and his journey to baseball field.