US: High schools tackle baseball injuries

Baseball has long been one of America's favourite pastimes but in the past 20 years, the number of elbow injuries among teenage pitchers has risen, forcing more players to get major surgery.

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    Baseball has long been one of America's favourite pastimes but in the past 20 years, the number of elbow injuries among teenage pitchers has risen, forcing more players to get major surgery.

    New state regulations are now protecting high-school players by limiting the number of pitches a player can throw in a game.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Ramsey, New Jersey.


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