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Dubai’s Baseball United Enlists Robinson Cano in Ownership Group

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Robinson Cano and a group of MLB legends invest in Baseball United

In a groundbreaking move, former MLB star Robinson Cano and five other baseball legends have joined the ownership group of Baseball United, the Middle East's first professional baseball league.

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Expanding the League:

Baseball United, based in Dubai, is gearing up for its fall launch with a showcase event from November 10-12 at Dubai International Stadium. The league will feature four franchises, including the Mumbai Cobras and Karachi Monarchs, playing two games each over three days.

Legendary Ownership Group:

The ownership group now boasts a roster of baseball legends, including Robinson Cano, Hanley Ramirez, Robinson Chirinos, Shane Victorino, Matt Barnes, and Bartolo Colon. These players collectively represent over 222 MLB seasons, 70 All-Star games, and 14 World Series Championships.

A League Built by Players, for Players:

Kash Shaikh, Chairman and CEO of Baseball United, emphasized that the league is becoming a hub for players, by players. The focus is on creating opportunities for players and coaches worldwide while inspiring fans to love the game.

Cano's Dedication:

Robinson Cano, one of the most prolific second basemen in MLB history, expressed his excitement about joining Baseball United as an investor and co-owner. He sees this investment as the next step in his baseball journey and is impressed by the league's vision and mission.

Impact Beyond the Field:

Baseball United's co-owners are not only known for their on-field achievements but also for their community work, philanthropic efforts, and entrepreneurial endeavors. Their passion for the game is matched by their desire to give back to the community.

In summary, the addition of these baseball legends to the ownership group marks a significant milestone for Baseball United and international baseball as a whole.

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By: Vibha Kapoor