A couple weeks ago, Adam Atkins didn't know Israel had a baseball team.
But since the squad started winning games last week in the World Baseball Classic, he has become a fan. Atkins and his friends wanted team caps, but were frustrated to discover they were sold out online.
"The only thing available was a youth size, and I considered if my head was small enough to fit! That's how bad I want a hat," Atkins, a 33-year-old renewable energy consultant based in New York, told JTA. Israeli baseball "is definitely in the air."
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