"No One Walks Off the Island"

Ramon Paredes discusses how most boys learn baseball at a very young age in the Dominican Republic

27 seconds

"I started playing ball in the street outside my house…with other little kids, I was maybe 5 or 4 years old. Yes, in this country, almost everybody starts playing baseball from the time they learn how to walk. So when we get older and we really start playing ball, when we're adults and we've spent a lot of time doing this, and we already know what we're doing…It's something that's in your blood. It's part of you."