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Thanks to Yadier Molina, Nelson Cruz obtained an in-game photo with umpire Joe West

Thanks to Yadier Molina, Nelson Cruz obtained an in-game photo with umpire Joe West

That's good; he probably has all Joe West's country albums saved on there.

After Yadi snapped the photo, Cruz put the phone back in his pocket, leaned in, and told West he wanted a photo of "the oldest guys in the game".

The Mariners' DH stopped play when he stepped to the plate for his first All-Star at-bat in the sixth inning of the game in Miami on Tuesday to...take a picture with home-plate umpire Joe West?

Cruz said he has always like the veteran umpire and thought it would be cool to get a picture with him, so he chose to bring his phone on the field.

"Well, he's a legend, you know?"

Here's what Cruz had to say about his tricky plan to take a picture with West during the game.




"I slide on my right side always, so it was safe".

Nelson Cruz is just really passionate about his Insta game, apparently.

This is why it's cool that the All-Star Game doesn't count anymore, and here's hoping coming years bring more selfies and general goofyness.

"I tried to do it in 2013 once, too, but the first time I was like, 'If I get on base, I'm going to take a picture with the first baseman.' I popped up or something".

He definitely remembered his phone this time, and as a result we were all treated to some top-tier extracurricular entertainment in the All-Star Game.


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