Russell Wilson Gets in on Action at Rangers' Spring Training Camp

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 3, 2014


The wait is finally over: Russell Wilson arrived in Arizona and stepped back on to the baseball diamond.

Just about a month after winning Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback made his highly anticipated visit to spring training. NFL and MLB fans everywhere wanted to see what the former minor leaguer could do in camp.

The Texas Rangers tweeted out a photo of the clubhouse before the players arrived Monday:

The infielders managed to sneak in a picture with the Rangers' newest second baseman:

He still has the fundamentals locked down:

Here's a look at Wilson in action:

Manager Ron Washington was able to find some one-on-one time with the NFL star:

Wilson played a couple of seasons in the Colorado Rockies organization before being selected by the Texas Rangers in December's Rule 5 draft. 

He was in uniform Monday when the Rangers took on the Cleveland Indians.

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