San Diego Padres have first ever kickball honorary “first pitch” (video)




If you’re really into “throwing out the first ball” or honorary “throwing out the first pitch,” then we have some really big news for you via the San Diego Padres.

At Petco Park in San Diego yesterdayVAVi Sport and Social Club did a new twist onMLB’s honorary first pitch with a kickball rollout.

As far as we know, this is the first time a “non-baseball” pitch has been thrown for a “first pitch” and then kicked by the team mascot himself.

Yes, that’s the San Diego Padres mascot getting involved. You can see the Friar himself showing off some athleticism.

So there you go- bigger news in San Diego than the panda giving birth at the zoo.

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The San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs, and won the series with Chicago’ exactly like the 1984 National League Championship Series. Tonight the San Diego Padres take on the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Paul M. Banks is the owner of The Sports, an affiliate of Fox Sports. An analyst for 95.7 The Fan, he also writes on Chicago sports media for Chicago Now. President Obama follows him on Twitter (@paulmbanks)

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