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Cal Ripken Jr. member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, gives high five to a Nicaraguan child during an instruction session in the Jockey Club in Granada, 50 km. south of Managua, Friday, Nov. 14, 2008. Ripken, an American public diplomacy envoy, is in Nicaragua on a trip organized by the U.S. State Department to help instruct more than 100 youth coaches and 500 Nicaraguan children on the game.(AP Photo/Mayerling Garcia)