Tag: baseball

This Is How a Ballerina Throws the First Pitch at a Baseball Game

Ah, the time-honored tradition of having non-baseball people throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a major league game. It’s usually a cute non-event, a fun photo opportunity for a politician or a local celeb. Which means that while it’s happening, most of the folks in the stands are rolling their eyes, eating their hot […]

Ricky Ubeda Is Even Good at Throwing Things

We’ve talked and talked and talked about sports guys getting their dance on. But what about the dancers who stand out in the world of sports? Last year we told you about┬áMichael Morris Jr., who earned a $2,500 college scholarship after killing it in a football toss competition. And this weekend, “So You Think You […]

A Baseball Star's Ballet Debut

Uh, thanks for this, New York Daily News. I’ll admit it: When I got the press release announcing that former baseball star Mike Piazza would be performing with Miami City Ballet, my first reaction was: Huh? Yes, Piazza was apparently a great catcher and an even better hitter during his 16 years playing for the […]