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Nice Catch!

by Robb Reel

Throwing out the first pitch is a nerve-racking experience.  Trust me, I have done it dozens of times and, despite having played and coached for most of my life, I still get a few butterflies when I do.  For most who get the opportunity, it's a once-in-a-lifetrime thing.

It usually ends badly for them, too.

Not for this 9-year-old  in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Throwing out the first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game was not the highlight of her day.  Learning who caught that first pitch... that's priceless.