• Yankees, Red Sox give Prince Harry, Meghan Markle gifts for baby Archie

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    Think baseball is a big deal in Britain? It is when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, show up for pregame ceremonies.

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    The prince and duchess took part in the ceremonial first pitch before Saturday's game at London Stadium, MLB.com reported. The game between the two longtime rivals marked the first time a regular-season major league baseball game was played in Europe.

    The couple left their month-old son, Archie, at home, but the infant was recognized by both teams. Before the first-pitch ceremonies, the royal couple was presented with a Yankees jersey and a Red Sox onesie, the BBC reported.

    The prince and duchess walked to the mound at London Stadium, accompanied by 10 participants from the Invictus Games, a project started by Prince Harry to allow wounded military personnel a chance to compete in athletic competition.

    The Yankees won the game, 17-13.

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