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An Officer and a Gentleman and a manager meet at Rays game

Richard Gere showed up early to watch batting practice before Sunday's Rays-Yankees Spring Training game in Tampa. Though he sported a Yankees hat, the famed actor sought out Rays manager Joe Maddon for a visit. The two chatted for about 10 minutes before posing for a photo. Turns out Gere's quite a fan of baseball and Maddon's approach to managing. But could he play the manager in a movie? See for yourself: