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For these pro baseball players, visiting Israel is like coming home

HILLEL KUTTLER | JTA | Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:34 pm

PETACH TIKVAH, Israel – For questions about Israeli food and culture, Corey Baker and Jeremy Bleich were their teammates’ go-to guys.

Baker and Bleich, pitchers in the minor leagues and members of the club representing Israel in the World Baseball Classic, are the only ones who have previously visited Israel as adults, both on Birthright trips.

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