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Keep Your Ear on the Ball

The National Beep Baseball League is opening up the sport for the blind.
This past weekend, Columbus, Georgia played host to an international tournament, in which 20 teams traveled thousands of miles to play for a championship.

Every player was deeply visually impaired, if not completely blind.

The National Beep Baseball World Series brought a slew of American teams, as well as the defending world champions from Taiwan, to the Peach State for a special weekend.

"It's almost like playing football, baseball and track all in one," Dee Butler said of the sport.

Butler is a member of Atlanta's beep baseball team, the Eclipse. She is also its oldest member -- a 55-year-old grandma. She lost her sight gradually growing up.

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