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The Arizona Diamondbacks became the first MLB team to create a video for that viral dance craze sweeping the Internet, the "Harlem Shake". Watch closely and see if you can find manager Kirk Gibson doing his famous fist-pump.
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The “Harlem Shake” is what all the kids are doing these days, and the Arizona Diamondbacks are getting in on the fun now.
Viral videos have been popping up all over the Internet, as the web’s newest meme is to recreate a few YouTube videos that have just blown up in the last week or two.
Ironically, none of them ever feature anyone actually doing the Harlem Shake.
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