Rangers closer Nathan pays off bet as Romo

Associated Press  |  Last updated September 11, 2012
Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan can do a pretty good impersonation of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. The pitcher and New York Giants fan had no choice. Nathan paid off a bet with fellow reliever and Cowboys fan Mike Adams by donning a full Romo uniform, including pads and football cleats, during the Rangers' batting practice before Tuesday night's game against Cleveland. It was the Rangers' first home game since the Cowboys' season-opening 24-17 victory at the Giants last Wednesday. Nathan even threw a few passes to teammates in the outfield before signing autographs for fans while still wearing the No. 9 jersey and helmet with a star. Adams also had a bet with general manager Jon Daniels, who will have to wear a Cowboys cap during a media session.
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