Enjoy this news: Tommy Lasorda and Samuel L. Jackson go way back
While soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was the headlining celebrity at Wednesday's Dodgers-Yankees matchup, master thespian and cultural maven Samuel L. Jackson also found his way onto the field.
First, he met with Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda, and that conversation was exactly as amazing as you think it was. Lasorda joked that he knew Jackson "when you were poor." Watch the whole video up above -- it's pure gold.
Then, the noted shark expert took a little tour around Dodger Stadium -- meeting an important tenant in the process:
He also got to hang out with the owner -- and his owner's trademark smile:
Finally got to see Magic @ a Dodger Game! t.co/tAtja1uoKI- Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) August 1, 2013
Just appreciate the ridiculousness that is this picture:
Are Ronaldo and Sam Jackson best friends now? Let's hope. That'd be an amazing buddy cop film:
Look who's throwing the first pitch tonite! I'm rocking the Dodger lineup! pic.twitter.com/IK6AW0YIug- Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) August 1, 2013