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Video: President Bush heckles himself during mascot race
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Video: President Bush heckles himself during mascot race

Video: President Bush heckles himself during mascot race
Photo Credit: Texas Rangers
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Video: President Bush heckles himself during mascot race

You normally don’t need much more than the New York Yankees visiting Globe Life Park  to make for a fun evening at the ballpark. But when President George Bush is sitting near the dugout, and heckles a likeness of himself, things ramp up a bit.

Near the end of a between innings race between Texas Legends, the President Bush character trailed those of Sam Houston and Nolan Ryan.

When the ballonish mascot passed the president's box, Bush leaned forward and shouted “get moving.” That spurred the duplicate W to speed up and win the race. See the video below.

The Rangers won a slug-fest over the Yankees, 12-10.

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