Green Wave alum Josh Zeid to compete for Israel in Tokyo Olympics Baseball competition

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Zeid pitched for the Green Wave from 2008-09

NEW ORLEANS – Former Tulane baseball right-handed pitcher Josh Zeid will take center stage in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, as he takes the field for the Israeli National Baseball Team.

Zeid is one of 24 players to take the field for the Israeli National Team. The team is Israel’s first Olympic ball team since the country’s soccer outfit qualified at the 1976 Montreal Games.

The New Haven, Connecticut native played two seasons at Tulane (2008-09). During his career, he made 27 appearances and totaled 14 starts. In those 27 appearances, he posted an earned run average of 4.29 and struck out 57 batters.

The Tokyo Olympic Games feature a record 33 competitions and 339 events held across 42 competition venues. Click here for a complete event schedule. The Olympic games are set for July 23 – Aug. 8.

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