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President Obama chats with Captain Jeter prior to the action in Cuba

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred (L) and former player Derek Jeter (R) visit with friends before an exhibition baseball game between the Cuban national baseball team and the Major League Baseball team Tampa Bay Devil Rays at the Estado Latinoamericano March 22, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama attended the game, the first time a sittng president has visited Cuba in 88 years. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred (L) and former player Derek Jeter (R) visit with friends before an exhibition baseball game between the Cuban national baseball team and the Major League Baseball team Tampa Bay Devil Rays at the Estado Latinoamericano March 22, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama attended the game, the first time a sittng president has visited Cuba in 88 years. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The odds of the President of the United States and the former captain of the New York Yankees sharing a laugh at a baseball game in Cuba were astronomical a couple of years ago.

But that actually happened Tuesday.

President Obama joined Derek Jeter & Rachel Robinson in Havana to watch a Rays vs. Cuba exhibition game.https://t.co/Ys5DyS3lDI

— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) March 22, 2016

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President Obama and Jeter visited before the Tampa Bay Rays took on Cuba in the historic exhibition.

.@POTUS and Derek Jeter, cool customers: https://t.co/qyTY6UKgTX #MLBinCuba pic.twitter.com/R5W9wzRiWn

— MLB (@MLB) March 22, 2016

Not sure whether they were discussing baseball, politics or cigars.

But here's proof that annoying baseball "traditions" honor no international boundaries: