We’re always amazed when we stumble upon new stories about the intersection of our two favorite pastimes: Ireland and baseball. This story isn’t technically new, but it was new to us! And it’s a great story!

It’s the story of the first Little League team in Ireland and how that Irish Little League team traveled to America in 1994.

The story goes something like this: A New York businessman named Gary Tully moved his family to Ireland in 1992 and, well, we don’t want to ruin the story. Here’s Gary explaining how it all went down:

Gary Tully Interview, Part 1: Dublin… Ohio?