New Orleans players celebrate with teammate Jorge Tejeda after he gained his U.S. citizenship (UNO Athletics)


UNO’s Tejeda Earns Citizenship, Chases Baseball Dream In USA

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Clay Bratton had one specific purchase order in mind – an American flag.

Bratton, whose son, Beau, plays first base for the University of New Orleans Privateers, made the 87-mile trip from his home in Biloxi, Miss., to New Orleans’ Maestri Field last March 11.

But before getting to the game, Bratton had to find a large USA flag.

“I stopped at Walmart,” Bratton said, “and I bought the last one[…]