Rob Smolik


With baseball season just around the corner, fans are starting to get excited and is even gaining fans from overseas.


Baseball is starting to gain a following among Palestinian women in the gaza strip.


The players, despite being muslim, have the support of their friends and families, although their communities are still skeptical.


Because of the early stages of interest, players don’t have proper equipment yet. They wear caps over their hijabs, their gloves are made of fabric, and they throw underhand instead of overhand.


Despite not being familiar with major league teams or players, or even the rules of baseball itself, they are slowly getting a feel for America’s pastime.