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Jeter making the Marlins learn Spanish

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As part of a lengthy profile on the five-time World Series champion shortstop's transition to the front office, Jeter has installed an education program in the minor leagues that in addition to offering English lessons for Latin American players, also requires English-speaking players and coaches to learn Spanish.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/marlins/2018/08/14/derek-jeter-miami-marlins-players-coaches-learn-spanish/993300002/
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Is this really necessary in your opinion? Why or why not?
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Why wouldn’t you make them learn English?
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Think it’s a great idea. Actually the US should really consider making Spanish their official second language.
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Loved this man as a player and love him even more as an owner and person.
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so he prolly was okay with the grab them in the p***y joke.
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Smart and compassionate.
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So tell them to learn English !
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Did you mean to say he is making them all learn to speak English?
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What's wrong with learning another language?
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I like this idea, but make it go both ways.
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How about teaching them the language of the country that is paying them?
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Can you say"another losing season" in any language??
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