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Indian pitcher aims for major leagues

Rinku Singh is the first Indian to play baseball in the US, now his life story is being turned into a Hollywood movie.

Last Modified: 03 May 2013 12:53
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From a tiny village in India to the bright lights of professional baseball in the United States, Rinku Singh's incredible journey started when he won a reality TV show in his home country.

Now his life story is being turned into a Hollywood movie.

Al Jazeera’s Farrah Esmail caught up with Singh in Florida where he’s a minor league pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

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