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First pitch ceremonies are a part of baseball. Pick someone from the community, and they throw off the mound in front of tens of thousands of people.

Most times, the pitches are off the mark.

This one before the Boston Red Sox game was really off the mark.

A first pitch went astray — big time — and ended up hitting a photographer below the belt. No surprise the photographer dropped like a rock.

It’s either the worst, or best, first pitch ever, depending on your perspective.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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