THIS WEEK IN AWWWESOME

An Army Dad Surprised His Daughter At A San Antonio Missions Game

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I've been to a few San Antonio Missions games at Wolff Stadium, and here's a quick list of pros and cons.

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A Marine Proposed To His Girlfriend After A First Pitch In San Diego

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The timing for Maximum American Heart-swelling is about a week off, but your heart should still begin increasing in size when you watch this video of a Marine surprise-proposing to his girlfriend after throwing out the first pitch before a San Diego Padres game at PETCO Park.

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Lil Jon Threw Out The Opening Pop Fly At Friday’s Dodgers Game

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One of my favorite moments during <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/05/with-leather-live-discussion-ufc-160" target="_blank">Saturday night’s UFC 160 PPV</a> was when the camera showed rapper and Dave Chappelle muse Lil Jon bro-hugging some random guy who was barely important enough to be on camera, because it just adds fuel to my long-standing argument that the UFC really needs to start reaching out to more celebrities.

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A Man With No Arms Threw Out The First Pitch In Baltimore (Like A Boss)

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This week, With Leather has featured a lot of embarrassing attempts at the ceremonial first pitch.

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The Stetson Hatters Hosted A Pretty Awful First Pitch Attempt

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Having attended quite a few baseball games at Conrad Park in beautiful DeLand, Florida – where the man with the newest model El Camino is king – I can tell you with great certainty that Stetson Hatters fans take their baseball quite seriously.

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Girls Generation Is Still Terrible At First Pitches

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As an unapologetic stan for <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quE6Cq4Q2bs" target="_blank">The Wonder Girls</a>, I like to throw shade at Girls Generation whenever I can.

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Nevermind That Baseball Sh*t, A Dog Is Riding A Scooter

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I am currently writing about sports from a hotel room in Philadelphia.

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Johnny Football Is Not Exactly Johnny Baseball

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Behold, the glorious first pitch of Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel.

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Annie’s Boobs Threw Out The First Pitch At A Padres Game

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In a story that is extremely relevant to my interests, the first pitch at Thursday's San Diego Padres/Los Angeles Dodgers game at PETCO Park was thrown out by Crystal, aka "that one monkey from everything," aka Annie's Boobs from 'Community'.

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I Love You, First Pitch Robot

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Here's a video of a robot throwing out the first pitch at a Detroit Tigers game.

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No-Handed First Pitch

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Tom Willis, who was born with no arms, uses his feet to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley Field.

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Zach Galifianakis And Will Ferrell Take The Chicago Cubs To Pleasure Town

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In the tradition of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/02/will-ferrell-does-nba-player-intros-reveals-carlos-boozer-still-lives-with-his-mother" target="_blank">Will Ferrell announcing that Carlos Boozer still lives with his mother</a>, the Chicago Cubs brought in Ferrell and The Campaign co-star Zach Galifianakis into Wrigley this week to throw out the first pitch, read the game's line-up cards and just generally f**k around on the field until they were told to leave.

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Still Pretty Good For A Guy With No Legs

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Actor Gary Sinise has accomplished a lot in his 35-year film career -- he's shot Lennie Small in the back of the head, gone on a mission to Mars, helped the Apollo astronauts get back to Earth and dropped an atomic bomb on World War II Japan -- but he's most famous for his role as Forrest Gump's lieutenant Dan Taylor, a depressed amputee who comes from a long line of soldiers with a dubious history of dying in combat.

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Another Reason Why The Wonder Girls Are Better Than Girls' Generation

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Yes, I'm willing to use a sports blog to start K-Pop stan wars.

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And 7 Innings Later, Everybody Died

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In Ringu, the 1998 Japanese horror film by Hideo Nakata that inspired the stateside remake The Ring a few years later, Sadako Yamamura is an hermaphroditic, quasi-oceanic demigod who lives (dead) at the bottom of a well.

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The Fabric Of Our Lives: Zooey Deschanel’s Star-Spangled Banner

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Here's another reason why you shouldn't have turned on Zooey Deschanel for being "quirky" -- she can sing the Star-Spangled Banner without putting her finger in her ear and trying to break it down.

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The Dugout: How To Pick Up Soccer Girls On The Internet

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Women's Soccer has suddenly become an important thing in the United States, and even our baseball players are taking notice.


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