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    Red Sox Manager Meets President Barack Obama at Hotel Gym
    Mike Hazen/Boston Red Sox via AP
    In this photo provided by the Boston Red Sox, President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Boston Red Sox Interim Manager Torey Lovullo in the exercise room of the New York Palace Hotel, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in New York. (Mike Hazen/Boston Red Sox via AP)

    Just like any other morning on a Boston Red Sox road trip, interim manager Torey Lovullo woke up and headed for the gym at the team hotel.

    Only this time, he met a new exercise partner during an unforgettable workout that was anything but routine.

    When Lovullo arrived to lift weights, there was President Barack Obama pumping iron in a long-sleeve T-shirt and sweats. Lovullo introduced himself and talked baseball with Obama, who was in New York this week for his annual trip to the United Nations.

    Lovullo says they had a great conversation and he asked Obama when he would be leaving town, because all the security in place was making it awfully inconvenient to come and go and even grab a cup of coffee.

    After their chat, Lovullo took a photo with the president. 

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