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Video: President Bush, Gov. Abbott pitch in for Rangers’ opener

Former President George W. Bush congratulates retired U.S. Air Force Sgt. Nicholas Bradley who threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Rangers home opener against the Astros at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Friday.
Former President George W. Bush congratulates retired U.S. Air Force Sgt. Nicholas Bradley who threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Rangers home opener against the Astros at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Friday. AP

The Texas Rangers home opener at Globe Life Park was packed with star-studded guests, including Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and President George W. Bush.

Here are some quick video looks at the pregame scene, including Rangers starting lineup introductions, singer Joel LaGrone performing “Texas, Our Texas,” the governor’s “Texas Toss” with Rangers great Pudge Rodriguez and President Bush escorting retired U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Nicholas Bradley out to the mound for the ceremonial first pitch.

Check out the scenes here:

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