Tag Archives: ceremonial first pitch

  • Astros Fan Spikes Ceremonial First Pitch (Video)

    Astros Fan Spikes Ceremonial First Pitch (Video)

    The Houston Astros are much better this season than they have been the last two years. That said, they’re still not anything close to good. Their winning percentage of .421 has them on pace to lose 93 games this year. Strange as it may sound, though, that’s actually good news for one Astros fan. Why? […]

  • Military Dad Surprises Son at Royals Game, Things Get Emotional (Video)

    Military Dad Surprises Son at Royals Game, Things Get Emotional (Video)

    I have tons of respect for military families. They make huge sacrifices most of us couldn’t fathom. However, for a little while, all those reunion videos of dads and moms surprising their kids were starting to get a little boring. You see, when reunion videos first started hitting the web, it was always veterans returning […]

  • RoboCop Throws Out First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game…Makes 172 Arrests (Video)

    RoboCop Throws Out First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game…Makes 172 Arrests (Video)

    This year we’ve already seen a number of pretty crazy ceremonial first pitches, from t-rexes, to hero cats to 101-year-old grandmas. The trend continued on Tuesday night in Detroit, where RoboCop—star of the feature film RoboCop—did the honors prior to the Tigers game against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. I’m sure it had nothing to do with the […]

  • 33 Classic Ceremonial First Pitches (GIFs)

    33 Classic Ceremonial First Pitches (GIFs)

    If it seems to you like there have been a number of noteworthy first pitches recently, you’re totally right. In the last few weeks alone we’ve seen a 101-year-old grandma, a major hip hop star, and a cat throw out the first pitch at professional baseball games. We’re basically living in the golden age of the ceremonial first […]

  • 13 Most Notable Celebrity First Pitches of 2013

    13 Most Notable Celebrity First Pitches of 2013

    The ceremonial first pitch exists for several reasons. One is to pay tribute to special people that are deserving of some attention or recognition. Another is to suck up to powerful rich people, like politicians and CEOs. But probably the biggest reason, or at least the most common, is to entertain fans and provide celebrities […]