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Jessica and Carlos Beltran, along with Puerto Rican (Credit: Handout)

Jessica and Carlos Beltran, along with Puerto Rican and MLB officials, break ground on the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto Rico.

Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy

Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran plans to open his own high school in Puerto Rico -- the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy -- with the goal of giving future major-leaguers from his homeland the education and preparation he lacked 16 years ago.

Plans for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in
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Plans for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto Rico.

Plans for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in
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Plans for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto Rico.

Plans for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in
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Plans for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto Rico.

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Jessica and Carlos Beltran, along with Puerto Rican
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Jessica and Carlos Beltran, along with Puerto Rican and MLB officials, break ground on the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto Rico.

Carlos Beltran and his wife Jessica with seed
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Carlos Beltran and his wife Jessica with seed money donation of $2,000,000 for the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy.

Carlos Beltran signs a check donating $2 million
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Carlos Beltran signs a check donating $2 million to the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto Rico.

Carlos Beltran stands in front of the Carlos
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Carlos Beltran stands in front of the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy at its groundbreaking ceremony. (Nov. 2, 2010)

Members of the CBBA's Board of Directors during
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Members of the CBBA's Board of Directors during the groundbreaking ceremony: From left, Domingo Pagan, Sulky Lugo, Diana Castro, Executive Director Noelia Lugo, Jessica Beltran, Ivana Beltran (Carlos Beltran's daughter), Carlos Beltran, former Met Carlos Delgado and Jorge Cuebas.

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