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Dirk Nowitzki to throw out first pitch at Rangers game tonight

Jun 24, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

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Fresh off winning the NBA title, Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki will experience the biggest moment of his sports career tonight when he throws out the first pitch at the Rangers-Mets game.

As you can see by the attached picture, Nowitzki threw out the first pitch at a Rangers game back in 2003, when he was 24 years old and the Mavericks went 60-22 under coach Don Nelson before losing to the Spurs in the Western Conference Finals.

Jon Rauch thinks he’s too tall to be a pitcher.

  1. yankeesfanlen - Jun 24, 2011 at 12:59 PM

    Didn’t he also do Polish porn under the stage name Krackow Kutas Dlugi?

  2. jwbiii - Jun 24, 2011 at 1:02 PM

    Well, he can’t be worse than John Wall.

    • royalsfaninfargo - Jun 24, 2011 at 1:29 PM

      You stole my line :-), and anything to make Jerry Jones look bad is fine by me. Rangers winning the Pennant last year and Dallas winning it all this year does that quite nice!

    • jimbo1949 - Jun 24, 2011 at 2:16 PM

      I thought no athlete could be worse than Carl Lewis……….

  3. jwbiii - Jun 26, 2011 at 10:39 PM

    Just a little high.

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