Gift Ngoepe signs minor league deal with Phillies

2019-01-16 11:40

South Africa's Gift Ngoepe has signed a minor league contract with Major League Baseball club, the Philadelphia Phillies.

SA baseball sensation hits 'home run', gets ENGAGED!

2018-07-18 11:32

South African baseball sensation Gift Ngoepe is engaged after sharing his proposal on social media.

SA's baseball ace Gift Ngoepe traded by club

2017-11-21 07:05

South Africa's history-making Pirates second baseman Gift Ngoepe is on the move, having been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays.

5 pics of South Africa’s baseball bae Gift Ngoepe in action

2017-05-03 08:00

We give you some hot and sweaty pics of the first South African to play Major League Baseball in the States.

DA congratulates Ngoepe on ground-breaking MLB debut

2017-04-28 22:04

The Democratic Alliance has congratulated Gift Ngoepe on becoming the first player from the African continent to make his debut in a MLB game.

South Africa's Ngoepe makes MLB history

2017-04-27 17:03

South Africa's Gift Ngoepe became the first African player to appear in a Major League Baseball game

 

Baseball star Ngoepe leaves MLB, heads for Australia

2018-08-31 10:36

South African baseball sensation Gift Ngoepe has left America and joined Australia’s Sydney Blue Sox.

Ngoepe had busy off-season promoting baseball in SA

2018-03-10 13:48

Gift Ngoepe had a busy off-season promoting baseball in South Africa.

Pirates demote Ngoepe, first African-born major leaguer

2017-06-03 06:48

The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned Gift Ngoepe to the minor leagues about a month after he debuted as the first African-born player in the majors.

Ngoepe’s MLB debut couldn’t be scripted any better

2017-05-02 16:00

From the streets of Randburg to the Major Leagues in Pittsburgh ... Gift Ngoepe achieved the impossible when making his MLB debut.

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WATCH: 'We live for these moments' -  SA's Ngoepe on Major League debut

On Wednesday, Gift Ngoepe, who hails from Polokwane, became the first African player to appear in a Major League Baseball game when he was called up to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Watch his locker room interview about the experience.

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