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NY Inner-city Baseball Program Aims to Break Cycle of Poverty

Today in East Harlem, there is a diamond. Along two of the diamond's sides, a championship baseball team stands in all its gear. Beige and red-brick apartments tower over the perfectly manicured "field of dreams." With a hand to their hearts and their baseball caps off, each player looks 168 feet in the distance, to an American flag in right field. A noise pops, and a flashback recording from the 1990s plays over the loudspeaker: "Now to honor America,...

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