The Dominican José Rafael ‘Jumbo’ Díaz spent 13 years in the Minor Leagues and overcame four injuries to achieve his long-awaited debut at the age of 30 in the Major Leagues (MLB), but despite the hard road, he believes that his greatest success has been winning the Olympic bronze medal in Tokyo 2020.

"Going to the Olympic Games is priceless. There are many athletes who have participated three or four times and have not had the joy of winning a medal. We are blessed to have that prize in our hands"explained this Sunday to Efe the pitcher who took the last three outs for the Dominican Republic to win its first Olympic medal in a team sport


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