Welp. Here's a new one.
We've seen our fair share of strange/bad/creative first pitches this season -- the flipping Korean gymnast , Carly Rae Jepsen and the Google robot come to mind -- but there is no rest for the weary in this crowded genre.
Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds provided the stage for ballet dancer Cervilio Miguel Amador, who stepped up to the mound and then did this:
Video: A graceful first pitch
Reds announcer Jim Day tells us it was "Cincinnati Ballet Day" at Great American Ballpark. So that's a thing.
We still have to give the nod to the gymnast. But a heck of an effort from Amador.