Young Ugandan Baseball Fanatic Kasumba Dennis Shocks MLB Fans With His Sheer Dedication to the Sport

Published 01/28/2023, 11:19 AM EST

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Baseball is a global sport that grows year after year. Many foreign players are making it all the way to the Big Leagues these days. Furthermore, many youngsters from all over the world dream of playing at the MLB level. One such youngster is none other than Kasumba Dennis, a young baseball admirer from Uganda.

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Dennis primarily plays the catcher position and dreams of one day playing professionally. He shares videos of his training regimen and practice sessions. One of his videos recently shocked fans as he took his dedication to another level.

Kasumba Dennis did his catching practice without a glove?

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The most basic equipment that a baseball catcher requires is a glove. Kasumba Dennis is an aspiring catcher and has posted his practice videos on social media. In his most recent video, Dennis does his catching practice without a glove. He uses hard paper in place of a glove and does his practice. The Ugandan youngster reportedly does not have access to proper equipment.

In the Tweet, Dennis said, “Training continues even without gloves hard papers also work as gloves. Everyday single day comes with its own challenges sometimes it’s so hard but the only choice I have is to keep going at it with all I got. I trust the process more so I will stay working hard”.

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Fans have reacted to the video and have shown their support for Dennis. Some have lauded his effort and determination. Others asked for MLB teams to help him get some proper gear.

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This is a show of hard work and determination. But this is not the first time Dennis has gone viral. He once caught people’s attention while practicing with bricks. But despite all this hardship, Dennis has not given up on his dream. 

The Ugandan baseball prospect dreams of attending college in the United States

Kasumba Dennis has caught the eye of baseball fans with his hard work and dedication. His dream is to attend college in the United States and play baseball. According to a Tweet by Jomboy Media, he “dreams of attending a college in the US”.

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Although it may be a long road for Kasumba Dennis to reach his goal, he has shown the courage and determination to go through with it. Furthermore, he has shown a willingness to work hard under the toughest conditions. What do you think of the Ugandan baseball lover’s practice video? Please share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Pranay Mukherjee

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Pranay Mukherjee is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. On completing his Bachelor’s in Mass Communication, he followed his passion for writing and started working as a content writer. His passion for sports has led him to sports journalism.
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