There’s nothing like a bit of unintentional comedy to divert attention away from organizational disarray. On Tuesday night at Citi Field, prior to the Mets-Pirates game, rapper 50 Cent uncorked one of the worst ceremonial first pitches ever seen.
Here it is in all its “glory”:
On hand to promote an upcoming concert at the ballpark, 50 Cent’s wild pitch not only didn’t reach the catcher or pass through any part of the strike zone, it never even shared the same zip code with the left-handed batter’s box. As Major League‘s Harry Doyle (played by Frick Award-winning broadcaster and ex-major leaguer Bob Uecker) would say — and as Mets announcer Gary Cohen echoed in the above clip — “Juuuuuust a bit outside!”
SOURCE: JAY JAFFE