Best/Worst first pitch moments

With the MLB playoffs right around the corner, it’s essential to get back to basics. Throwing a baseball looks easy enough, yet requires certain athletic skills that seem to elude some people, including certain professional athletes.

Here are some of the best/worst first ceremonial pitches for your viewing pleasure.


Hopefully this throw didn’t affect Mr. Cent’s street cred too badly.


We’re as confused and frightened as you are.

Charlie Brown

Stick to football Charlie.

Hubo the robot

Yes, a robot…

Carly Rae Jepsen

One of the all-time best/worst.

Denard Robinson

Professional athletes are held to higher standards and so should the Jacksonville Jaguars running back.

Mariah Carey

High heels? Really?

John Wall

The Wizards point guard is clearly more comfortable on the court then the mound.

Patrick Sharp

Even though the ball landed right in the strike zone, the Olympic champ didn’t technically throw it.


Mark Wahlberg and other notables

Marky Mark, say it ain’t so!