Posts Tagged: first pitch

ALISON BRIE

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.

ABBY WAMBACH

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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Boston Won The First Pitch Debate

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Last week, we were full of oohs and ahs after a Cirque du Soleil performer delivered one of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/06/these-people-are-better-than-you-at-baseball">the most ridiculously fantastic first pitches</a> in baseball history, said the guy using hyperbole.

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Randy Johnson is Losing It

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The best part of watching Dirk Nowitzki throw out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers (via this video, courtesy of <a href="http://lastangryfan.com/2011/06/dirk-nowitzki-and-his-gangliness-threw-out-the-first-pitch-at-rangers-mets-game/">The Last Angry Fan</a>) game isn't his massive jorts that could house a family of five or his general gangliness, but the idea that Nowitzki cannot comprehend balls that travel in a straight line.

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The Dugout: F@#%ing Avril Lavigne

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For absolutely no reason, welcome to our new weekday feature All Avril Afternoons, where Burnsy and I choose to sit inside and write about Avril instead of running around barefoot in the grass and enjoying what's left of our youth.

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Nationals Cut Obama For Opening Day

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Fans of the Washington Nationals will be lining up at Nationals Park for today's 1:05 game against the Atlanta Braves to mark the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball season.


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