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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — Former Philadelphia Phillies superstar Ryan Howard surprised some Middle Township police officers on Friday.

The Middle Township Police Department posted on Facebook a picture of Howard with two officers.

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“You never know who you are going to run into on a day patrolling the streets of Middle Township. Former Phillies superstar Ryan Howard was nice enough to stop and to talk with a few of our officers (Phillies fans) today at the Cape May County Park/Zoo. Thanks, Ryan you are a class act,” the department posted on Facebook.

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The former National League MVP played 13 seasons for the Phillies, racking up 382 home runs and 1,194 RBI, and was part of the 2008 World Series championship team.