TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has visited the New York Yankees’ spring training camp.
Biden spent around 30 minutes on the third-base side of George Steinbrenner Field on Wednesday while the Yankees were taking part in early defensive drills. He was with Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and both wore Yankees hats.
The vice president talked with team officials, including manager Joe Girardi and spring training instructor David Wells, along with a number of players.
At one point, Biden put his arm around Yankees closer Mariano Rivera as Girardi and reliever Joba Chamberlain looked on.
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