Pictures from Saturday’s nail biting first pitch. Never has the drama of Major League Baseball been captured on film quite like this. A couple of hours before the game I was able to throw a few practice pitches with the groundskeeper Brandon. He got me dialed in just fine.
|Donning Indians headgear, America’s SgtMaj coolly approaches the mound.|
|Acknowledging the crowd, it’s as if I were born for this!|
|The wind up made world famous by our photographer Lance Cpl Paul Peterson.|
|After throwing a burning strike right up the middle, I assaulted the Pirates mascot by crushing his filthy green trachea.|
Many thanks to Jim Folk and the Cleveland Indians for taking care of all of us during Marine Week Cleveland!