By now you’ve seen countless replays of 50 Cent’s blooper on the web…
But a quick google search shows he’s not alone in being a bit off in his aim for home plate. In fact, a more scientific approach was taken to visualize the ceremonial pitches by celebrities and public figures:
So maybe 50 Cent’s pitch isn’t the worst, but just another outlier as part of a wider set of data.
Only during the Stanley Cup playoffs can a hit like this:
be resolved at the end of the series with a handshake between David Backes and Brent Seabrook.
Congrats to the Chicago Blackhawks on a hard-fought win over my hometown St. Louis Blues.