President Obama chats with Captain Jeter prior to the action in Cuba
The odds of the President of the United States and the former captain of the New York Yankees sharing a laugh at a baseball game in Cuba were astronomical a couple of years ago.
But that actually happened Tuesday.
President Obama joined Derek Jeter & Rachel Robinson in Havana to watch a Rays vs. Cuba exhibition game.https://t.co/Ys5DyS3lDI— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) March 22, 2016
President Obama and Jeter visited before the Tampa Bay Rays took on Cuba in the historic exhibition.
.@POTUS and Derek Jeter, cool customers: https://t.co/qyTY6UKgTX #MLBinCuba pic.twitter.com/R5W9wzRiWn— MLB (@MLB) March 22, 2016
Not sure whether they were discussing baseball, politics or cigars.
But here's proof that annoying baseball "traditions" honor no international boundaries:
President Obama & Cuban President Raúl Castro do the wave at Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana during today's game. pic.twitter.com/zYNbMV29V8— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) March 22, 2016