Russell Wilson suits up for spring training

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was drafted by the MLB but opted to pursue an NFL career instead. Wilson now gets to get a taste of what his career would have been like if he had gone with baseball by taking part in spring training with the Texas Rangers.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, talks with Jurickson Profar, right, as the Texas Rangers takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, talks with Jurickson Profar, right, as the Texas Rangers takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, talks with Jurickson Profar, right, as the Texas Rangers takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, runs through morning stretches with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, runs through morning stretches with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, runs through morning stretches with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, runs through morning stretches with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, runs through morning stretches with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, runs through morning stretches with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson walks on to the practice field after signing autographs during spring training baseball practice with the Texas Rangers, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson walks on to the practice field after signing autographs during spring training baseball practice with the Texas Rangers, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson walks on to the practice field after signing autographs during spring training baseball practice with the Texas Rangers, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, left, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, second from left, Rangers' Prince Fielder, center rear, Elvis Andrus, right front and Alex Rios, right rear, stretch before a morning work out during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, left, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, second from left, Rangers' Prince Fielder, center rear, Elvis Andrus, right front and Alex Rios, right rear, stretch before a morning work out during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, left, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, second from left, Rangers' Prince Fielder, center rear, Elvis Andrus, right front and Alex Rios, right rear, stretch before a morning work out during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, talks with Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington on a practice field as the team takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, talks with Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington on a practice field as the team takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, talks with Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington on a practice field as the team takes batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson fields a ground ball at second while working out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson fields a ground ball at second while working out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson fields a ground ball at second while working out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws to first after fielding ground ball at second with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws to first after fielding ground ball at second with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws to first after fielding ground ball at second with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson laughs as he watches Texas Rangers players take batting practice during spring training baseball, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson laughs as he watches Texas Rangers players take batting practice during spring training baseball, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson laughs as he watches Texas Rangers players take batting practice during spring training baseball, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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