NASCAR, MLB collide: Dale Jr., Dodgers’ Puig chill during delay

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Yasiel Puig traded autographs during a rain delay in Cincy on Tuesday night.

Sarah Glenn

Dale Earnhardt Jr. visited Great American Ball Park before Tuesday’s Reds-Dodgers game for Reds Racing Night.

First pitch was delayed due to rain, but that didn’t stop Dale Jr. from having a good time.

During the delay, Earnhardt hung out with fans and visited both teams’ clubhouses, where he met one of the most interesting men in baseball —Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig.

The unlikely duo exchanged autographs and took a photo, which Dale Jr. posted on Twitter:

Apparently, Puig posted the photo on his Instagram account, referring to Earnhardt as a "great rally racer." He quickly deleted the post and replaced it with a new one, which gave Dale Jr. a more fitting nickname:


This is what happens when worlds collide.

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