Former Yankee on catching George W. Bush's first pitch at 2001 World Series | Bronx Backstories

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On this edition of Bronx Backstories, former New York Yankees catcher Todd Greene tells Sweeny Murti what it was like to catch President George W. Bush's first pitch before Game 3 of the 2001 World Series. Greene explains how electric it was in Yankee Stadium following the events of 9/11, how he ended up being the one to catch the pitch instead of Jorge Posada, and what he said to the President afterwards. Watch more Bronx Backstories: About Bronx Backstories: New York Yankees beat reporter Sweeny Murti shares behind the scenes stories from his history covering the Bronx Bombers with special guests ranging from players to coaches to insiders and more. About SNY: SNY is an award winning, multiplatform regional sports network serving millions across the country through unparalleled coverage of all things New York sports. SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through nightly sports and entertainment programs. is the "go-to" digital communal home for New York sports fans to get succinct, easy-to-read updates, video highlights and features, recaps, news, opinion, rumors, insight and fan reaction on their favorite New York sports teams. Check out more from SNY at ​ Subscribe to SNY on YouTube: Like SNY on Facebook:​ Follow SNY on Twitter: ​ Follow SNY on Instagram: