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Jim Harbaugh will coach first base for Oakland (for a spring training game)


New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is a Twitter superstar. That much has been established.

Now, we’ll find out if he can judge a guy should try to turn a single into a double.

Harbaugh arrived at Oakland Athletics spring training in Mesa, Ariz., on Saturday — in uniform — to coach first base for a game against the Los Angeles Angels.

Harbaugh and A’s manager Bob Melvin are friends from Harbaugh’s days in San Francisco.

The best part of the whole thing? The tall stirrups.

Of course.