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How Did 50 Cent's Attempt Compare With Other Famous First Pitches?

Was 50 Cent's terrible first pitch the worst of all time? To find out, the Washington Post Wonkblog went to the tape on 30 notable first pitches, and plotted their location on the chart above.


50 Cent's pitch may have been furthest from the plate but this graphic is missing some key details, namely, that Baba Booey hit the goddamn umpire. It looks like George W. Bush threw the "best" first pitch, if you count down-the-middle meatballs as good pitches, but Matthew McConaughey's inside heat gets my vote.

[Washington Post]

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