Megan Rapinoe First Pitch: Pretty Good for a…World Champion Soccer Player (Video)
What does USWNT soccer star Megan Rapinoe have in common with 50 Cent, Tom Brady, Charles Barkley, Nick Young, Denard Robinson, and John Wall? They’ve all thrown out the ceremonial first pitch at a Major League Baseball game.
What does Megan Rapinoe not have in common with all those guys? Her first pitch didn’t suck.
On Sunday the Seattle Mariners invited the newly crowned World Cup Champion—who also plays for the Seattle Reign of the NWSL—to throw out the first pitch prior to their game against the Angels. And while she didn’t exactly fire a strike, she most definitely didn’t embarrass herself.
Here’s the GIF:
— Justin Russo (@FlyByKnite) July 12, 2015
And if you don’t mind a little awkward commentary, here’s the video:
Like a boss.