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Found May 15, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:

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Prince Harry has been in the US for a week-long tour, and the 28-year-old member of England’s Royal Family showed off his baseball swing during a visit to Harlem RBI on Tuesday.

Prince Harry made the visit as part of the new partnership between The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harlem RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities), MLB.com reports. He met with several young kids, provided some instruction, and took a few cuts on Harlem RBI’s “Field of Dreams.”

After doing some drills with New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, who is a board member for Harlem RBI, Prince Harry took three swings on the field. The natural even put one off the fence. Not bad for someone who probably has never swung a baseball bat before.

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