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Brazil

Socio/political Facts:

  • Population: 214 million
  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Official language: Portuguese
  • Area: 3,287,954 square miles.
  • Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic

Fun Facts:

  • Is the largest country un South America.
  • Has 4 time zones.
  • Around 60% of the Amazons are in Brazil.
  • The Brazilian flag has 27 stars.
  • Brazil has the biggest carnival in the world.

Baseball Facts:

  • 5 MLB
  • Yan Gomes was the first Brazilian-born player in MLB history. Debuted in 2012
  • Baseball is traditionally practiced by the Japanese communities in Brazil.

Baseball & Softball Stats:

  • 1,350 kids benefited
  • 16 programs
  • 6 cities