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Michael Phelps takes batting practice at Orioles camp
Now batting for the Baltimore Orioles... No. 18... Michael Phelps?
No, the most decorated Olympian of all time isn't thinking about becoming a professional baseball player. But he did take a few swings for fun Thursday at Orioles camp in Sarasota, Fla.
Phelps, a Baltimore native, chatted with manager Buck Showalter before digging into the batter's box for a few hacks. The 18-time gold medal swimmer didn't hit any out of the ballpark, but he said that he enjoyed hanging out with the team nonetheless.
Phelpsr talked a little about his past baseball experience and what it felt like to hear and feel the crack of the ball off the bat in the above video.
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