Stephen A. Smith, the ESPN analyst and character, was given the consideration of throwing out the primary pitch at Thursday evening’s New York Yankees sport.
It didn’t go nicely.
Earlier than the Yankees took on the Toronto Blue Jays, Smith marched to the pitcher’s mound sporting a Derek Jeter No. 2 jersey to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
And promptly fired a 56-foot fastball that bounced nicely wanting house plate:
Now to be honest, Smith’s effort isn’t the worst ceremonial first pitch we’ve seen in current reminiscence. 50 Cent had a primary pitch forward of a New York Mets sport that was wildly off the mark, and this effort from Conor McGregor earlier than a Chicago Cubs sport nearly reached the entrance row:
After which this primary pitch forward of a Boston Purple Sox sport that, nicely, will need to have left a mark:
To his credit score, Smith joined the sales space later within the evening and broke down his efficiency:
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