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.
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