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Foreign players in Major League Baseball steady at 28%


NEW YORK (AP) — More than 28% of Major League Baseball players were born outside the 50 states for the second straight season. MLB says 275 of 975 players on expanded 28-man, opening-day rosters, injured lists, the restricted list and the bereavement list were born outside the 50 states. The Dominican Republic led with 99 players, followed by Venezuela with 67 and Cuba with 23.

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