It's always a good day when Rob Thomson is in the building.
The Phillies manager received a warm welcome Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center before ringing the bell and kicking things off between the Sixers and Celtics.
He did so in true Topper fashion, swinging the mallot like he was taking batting practice (all while rocking a Joel Embiid jersey):
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There, he gifted Thomson a custom Sixers jersey before throwing out the first pitch of the game.