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Top 5 Worst Celebrity First Pitches

The first pitch of the 2017 season is right around the corner. With that being said, you would think that it was time to write a meaningful piece about teams to watch out for or any last minute moves to keep on your radar. Not here at Fan Interference. Since the first pitch is just a little over a month away, we are going to dissect and analyze the top 5 worst celebrity first pitches of all time.

#5- Carly Rae Jepsen  

For all you old folk out there, Carly Rae Jepson is the reason you haven’t been able to get the song “Call Me Maybe” out of your head for the past 5 years. Jepson took the mound in Tampa Bay to throw out the first pitch and boy did she disappoint. Looking at the tape she starts off with a smooth leg kick and good balance point but after that it was all downhill. Jepsen releases the ball and sadly it went as far as her singing career has gone. I think it is time to make a new song titled, “Call the Bullpen.”

#4- All the Kardashians

At number 4 on the list we have the “multi”-talented, Kardashian sisters. What else would you expect from the Kardashians? In front of 56,000 people the Kardashians took the spot light at Dodger Stadium and fell flat once again. There is not much to break down in this video. Everything from the start is off. In fact I’m pretty sure not a single one threw to the right person. But once again, what did you really expect?

#3- Barack Obama

In all honesty I am not trying to get political or tell my readers what presidents I have liked and who I don’t, but Obama seems like a really cool guy. I’ve seen videos of him shooting some hoops and he isn’t half bad. So you would think the guy must have thrown the rock around in the backyard a time or two. Judging by the video it’s hard to defend my argument. Obama seems like he spent more time trying to reform health care than he did playing catch. Which I am pretty sure should be the case as the president of the United States. But come on Barack, you are better than this.

#2- John Wall

The reason John Wall is #2 on our list is because he is a professional athlete. Come on bro, you get paid millions of dollars to be athletic and you can’t reach home plate? Wall is arguably the NBA’s most accurate passer but the Kardashians didn’t suck as bad as he did. Maybe he should have tried to throw it behind his back or between a defender’s legs? Honestly, anything other than what he did.

#1- Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent

Built like a Mack truck, 50 Cent got in front of Citi Field and shocked the world with how outrageously bad he was at baseball. It seemed as if “Fiddy” maybe had a shot too many of his new vodka, “Effen,” before he embarrassed himself in front of thousands of people. But in all seriousness, physics cannot explain how bad this throw was. His arm goes forward but the ball shoots out to the side, almost going into the opposing team’s dugout. I’m still left wondering, how.

There it is everybody. Baseball has a great tradition of bringing celebrities or people in the community that deserve recognition, the once in a lifetime opportunity to throw out the first pitch at a game. For many the spotlight is too much, making for some hysterical moments that we can laugh at for years.


Wizards Wear All Black vs. Celtics, Avoid Embarrassment By Actually Winning

If you were to rate the NBA’s most heated rivalries, Celtics/Wizards would not be very high on the list. As a matter of fact, many people might not have even realized that the two teams have any sort of beef with each other, but the Wizards set us straight on that last night.

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The Wizards showed up to the Verizon Center in all black for last night’s game against the Celtics, presumably to show them that they weren’t f***ing around this time.

It was the third time the two teams would face off this season. In the first game, John Wall got into a spat with Marcus Smart, and Jae Crowder did the only logical thing to respond- touch John Wall’s nose (yeah, we don’t know either).

Due to the heated nature of the first two games, the Wizards must’ve felt like they needed to channel their inner Oakland Raiders and wear all black to set the tone:

Second only to predicting a championship and not winning one, nothing is an all-in risk like wearing all black for intimidation and getting beat down at home, so the Wizards immediately raised their stakes in this mid-season match up.

As for the Celtics in this situation? They entered last night’s action with a 26-17 record, tied for second in the Eastern Conference with the Toronto Raptors. Toronto has been free-falling lately, however, dropping four games in a row to the 76ers, Hornets, Suns and Spurs.

Before the game, a reporter showed Isaiah Thomas the videos above, to which Thomas simply replied “that’s cute”.

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Thomas would go on to lead the Celtics with 25 points and 13 assists, but it wouldn’t be enough to overcome a combined 58 points from Bradley Beal and John Wall; the Wizards would go on to win 123-108.

Despite the loss, the Celtics find themselves in a very favorable position in the Eastern Conference. If the Raptors continue to slide, the Celtics have a wide-open lane to second place in the east. On top of this, five out of the Celtics’ next six games will be home at the TD Garden. This includes a pivotal game against the Raptors next Wednesday that could push them to the top of the division with a win.