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Steph Curry throws out a first pitch magnificently

First basketball, then golf. Now baseball?

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We know that Steph Curry is an all-time great basketball player. He’s shown that in winning two MVPs and leading the Golden State Warriors to three titles. We also know that he’s a really good golfer, as he’s played competitively in two professional tournaments.

And now it looks like he’s ready to conquer a third sport: Baseball.

Curry has been on a large Under Armour trip, as he does every offseason, dubbed the Steph Curry 30 Asia Tour. One of his stops on the trip was to a Tokyo Giants baseball game, where he threw out the ceremonial first pitch. It was pretty impressive.

That’s a strike in my eyes!

It may not look like much, but there’s a long history of professional athletes being utterly incapable of throwing a decent first pitch. It’s almost remarkable how people paid millions of dollars for their dexterity can be so bad at throwing a small baseball 60 feet and six inches.

I also enjoy that, unlike for MLB ceremonial pitches, the Tokyo Giants had a hitter in the batter’s box to playfully swing through the pitch. Though given how bad some of the aforementioned first pitches are stateside, it’s probably not a good idea for MLB to implement that.

Either way, Steph Curry can play baseball. Not that that should surprise anyone.

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