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Posada makes Old Timers' debut; Raines honored ahead of HOF

Jorge Posada peppered line drives around the Yankee Stadium outfield, first from the left side, and then the right.

The switch-hitting backstop seemed plenty comfortable to one of his old teammates — a soon-to-be Hall of Famer, no less.

"Tim Raines, he said, 'You look like you can play,'" Posada recalled. "I said, 'There's no way, man. They're throwing too hard right now.'"

Posada, a 17-year major league veteran, had no trouble catching up Sunday. He, Raines and 31 other former players gathered at Yankee Stadium for the 71st Old Timers' Day, Posada's first since retiring after the 2011 season.

The five-time World Series champion called it...

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