An Exciting Night with Magallanes

As part of the Embassy’s baseball diplomacy outreach, U.S. Chief of Mission Lee McClenny attended a very close game between the Navegantes del Magallanes and the Caribes de Anzoategui.

men speaking before game

During his visit, he met Venezuelan baseball stars, their trainers and managers, and enjoyed discussing the U.S. and Venezuelan shared passion for baseball with several media outlets present at the game.

man receiving baseball

man in press box

He also enjoyed the incredible excitement and enthusiasm of the Venezuelan baseball fans, whose energy for both teams never flagged throughout the very close game.