Take a look at Jim Harbaugh coaching first base for the Tigers

Wednesday March 2nd, 2016

Jim Harbaugh is in Florida for Michigan’s controversial out of state spring practices, and while he is down there he decided to live out some of his MLB fantasies.

He was invited by the Tigers to coach first base in the team’s opening spring training contest, and on Wednesday he suited up and hit the field with Detroit.

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Harbaugh coached for the game’s first three innings before spending some time enjoying himself in a major league dugout.

The Michigan coach is a noted fan of America’s pastime and the first base coaching box is certainly a prime spot to add to his large collection of foul balls.

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