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One of the weirdest first pitches you're ever likely to see

We’re going to try this at the next office sports day.

TO BE HONEST we don’t really understand baseball’s fascination with the ceremonial first pitch.

It’s not as if Ronan Keating or Georgia Salpa will be lining up in Croker any day soon to perform a ceremonial throw in.

However, baseball loves it and while it usually features out-of-work-actors or over-the-hill politicians, every now and then you get something worth watching again.

That’s certainly the case with this amazing first pitch thrown by rhythmic gymnast Shin Soo-ji before a Doosan Bears-Samsung Lions game in the Korean league:

No, we've no idea how you do that and don't break your hip either.

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