President Abinader meets with Derek Jeter for start of Miami Marlins baseball academy


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Feb 20, 2019

President Luis Abinader was at the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Miami Marlins Baseball Education and Training Center in Boca Chica on Wednesday, 16 June 2021. The Marlins are investing US$12.5 million in the new academy for training prospects to be signed for play in Major League Baseball.

President Abinader was received by Miami Marlins president, Cooperstown Hall of Fame member Derek Jeter and the general manager of the Marlins, Kim Ng. He was accompanied by Sports Minister Francisco José Camacho and the Mayor of Boca Chica, Fermín Brito. Also attending was Deputy Minister of the Presidency Alberto Rodríguez and the National Professional Baseball Commissioner, Junior Noboa.

The Marlins president thanked President Abinader for his support. He explained that one of the first things he did when he joined the...

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