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MLB Free Agency: Top 5 Foreign-Born Player Acquisitions In History

MLB has benefited greatly off of imported talent.  A recent wave of Japanese and South American players have taken the game by storm.  

Today, about 27% of MLB consists of foreign-born players.  Great talents like Hideki Matsui and Ichiro were established already in Japan.  They still were able to make an even bigger name for themselves here in the States.  Many others from South American countries as well have "made it big" in America.  Collectively, these foreign-born plays add another dimension to the game.  

Baseball has become the most diverse sport in the world.  It's no longer limited to the 50 states in America but has expanded across the globe.

A lot of scouting goes into finding talent ...

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