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Bernie hangs out with the President

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Sep 08, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Bernie Williams – remember him? – was at the White House yesterday serving as a coach in the last tee-ball game that President Bush hosted on the South Lawn. Children of military families participated in the event.

Bernie got a tour of the White House and a brief meeting with the President, who is a big baseball fan.

Bernie’s marketing agent, Steve Fortunato, indicated that plans are in the works for Bernie to make an appearance at the Stadium before it closes. That’s good to hear.


Billy Wagner needs elbow surgery and is likely to miss all of 2009. Francisco Rodriguez just made a whole lot of scratch.




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