Children Forging their Futures with Baseball: China *RERUN
Once considered a niche sport in China, baseball has gained popularity in the nation ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Former Chinese national team captain Sun Lingfeng sees this as a chance to help disadvantaged youth, recruiting children from impoverished regions to his team, the Angels, which also provides them with education and housing. Skilled sports players receive priority in university applications, so Sun hopes that baseball will bring new opportunities to the children's lives.
Team founder Sun Lingfeng provides training and housing to children from all over China
Team captain Dabao hopes to advance to college and change his life for the better
Tibetan catcher Aga dreams of playing in the American Major League