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Yeah, this whole Harlem Shake thing is taking on quite the life of its own lately.Seen here are members of the Arizona Diamondbacks taking some time out of spring training on Thursday to bust a move or two.The D-backs' Harlem Shake includes Lucha Libre masks, a Solowheel, the Racing Legends heads, a Gumby costume, D. Baxter the Bobcat surfing on top of a golf cart and manager Kirk Gibson recreating his fist-pumping home run trot from the 1988 World Series. I'm sure this won't be the last MLB team to join in on the Harlem Shake craze.Via MLB.com
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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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