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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson To Join Yankees Camp Monday

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson To Join Yankees Camp Monday

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is set to join the New York Yankees ' spring training camp on Monday.

The Yankees acquired the one-time minor league infielder from the Texas Rangers on Feb. 7 for future considerations.

Wilson will spent a few days with the Yankees but won't play in any games. He was assigned No. 73; his football jersey is No. 3, long retired by the Yankees for Babe Ruth.

"As a quarterback leadership, obviously, huge role for him," Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Thursday. "He's developed a reputation of being a tremendous leader. So, anytime we can get people like that around our guys, it's something we...

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