DNAinfo: Yankees Manager Hands Out Lunches in Harlem Pool, Admits He Can't Float

By Gustavo Solis

August 6, 2015

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is not the strongest swimmer, but he told kids during a meeting at Central Park's Lasker Pool on Thursday it's OK not to be good at everything...

The big league manager joined City Councilmembers Mark Levine and Helen Rosenthal at the pool in the morning to promote the city’s free lunch program...

The free school program is meant to give any child a meal during the summertime. Meals are distributed in city schools, parks, libraries, and NYCHA developments. People can find the nearest distribution station with a mobile app..

The program is available to anyone under 18 but Levine joked about trying to get a meal to a Yankees rookie who recently turned 21. "Luis Severino doesn’t make the cut off,” he said. “We’ll give you an extra meal to take back to him.”

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