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Pat Fitzgerald looked super happy to be swinging Babe Ruth's bat at Yankee Stadium

Northwestern head football coach Pat Fitzgerald was back at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night.

And while he likely wasn't as happy as he was after his Wildcats claimed victory in the Pinstripe Bowl back in December, Fitzgerald still looked pretty elated before the game, when he got to test drive Babe Ruth's bat and Derek Jeter's jersey at the Yankees' museum.

Take a look:

That's an understandable reaction for any sports fan.

It was an eventful night for Fitzgerald, who after interacting with those legendary pieces of sports memorabilia got to chat it up with Yankees manager — and Northwestern alum — Joe Girardi and throw a ceremonial first pitch to the Bronx Bombers' skipper.