Card trick: Bush, Mantle cheer Jeter in gag image

Updated: February 27, 2007, 5:12 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- As President Bush smiled and waved from the stands and Mickey Mantle looked on from the dugout, Derek Jeter swung his bat. Talk about pressure.

The game never happened, of course. It was just someone's idea of a visual gag -- pulled off in a recent Topps baseball card through digital manipulation.

"We saw it in the final proof and we could have axed it," Topps spokesman Clay Luraschi told The Associated Press on Tuesday. "But we decided to let it run, we ...

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