Jim Harbaugh Will Coach 1st Base for the Oakland A's During Spring Training

Ken Chin@@thekenchinSocial Media StaffMarch 7, 2015

via Christina Kahrl

Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh is a big fan of baseball, having regularly attended Oakland A's games when he was in the Bay Area coaching the San Francisco 49ers.

This spring, Harbaugh will live every baseball fan's dream: He'll coach first base for the A's during spring training.

MLB filmed the Michigan head coach in action Saturday, and he looked like a natural. 

John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle caught the head coach in uniform:

Of course, Harbaugh went old-school with the high socks and his decision to wear his old No. 4, as Jane Lee of MLB.com noted: 

If Harbaugh coaches first base like he coaches football, we might see a full-contact single. 


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