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Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 7/31/2014 3:37:41 PM

Arlington, Texas — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night. Retired Rangers All-Stars Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez first presented Jeter a pair of cowboy boots inscribed with the New York team logo, his name and No. 2. A video was then shown of Bush at Yankee Stadium before Game 3 of the 2001 World Series. "I did have one good reason to leave Washington for a few hours. The New York Yankees had invited me to throw out the first

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/31/2014 4:04:35 PM     (No. 9948239)

Even as a Red Sox fan, I approve this message.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 7/31/2014 4:37:37 PM     (No. 9948279)

What a goose-bumping moment that was last night. The Yankees may miss Jeter, but we will continue to miss GWB much, much more. The legacy of this good man has yet to be written.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/31/2014 4:41:09 PM     (No. 9948285)

Amazing grace and goodness.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 7/31/2014 5:11:45 PM     (No. 9948321)

Cream rises to the top and these two are definitely on the top. I guess Obambi will give some retiring great in about a lustrum a bottom feeding catfish as a ´presidential´ gift. It would be appropriate.

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