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Michael Phelps takes batting practice at Orioles camp

Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal for

Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal for the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (July 31, 2012) Credit: AP

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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