Barry Larkin traveling to S. Korea

Updated: February 8, 2011, 5:34 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Two veteran baseball stars will travel to South Korea and meet North Korean defectors as part of U.S. efforts to use sport as a tool of diplomacy.

Former Hall of Fame nominee Barry Larkin and former Montreal Expos pitcher Joe Logan will visit Seoul, Gwangju and Jeju Island Feb. 13-19.

The State Department said Tuesday the pair will hold baseball clinics, meet defectors and speak to local students. They will also hold discussions with nongovernmental and minority groups ...

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