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Mo’ne Davis throws out 1st pitch at World Series

/ 10:34 AM October 26, 2014
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Mo’ne Davis, the first female pitcher in Little League World Series history to pitch a complete-game shutout accompanied by players from the Jackie Robinson West Little League team, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of baseball’s World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. AP

SAN FRANCISCO — Cameras flashed, the crowd rose for a thunderous ovation as 13-year-old female pitcher Mo’ne Davis did exactly what she was expected to do and fired a strike right down the middle.

From Little League sensation to the star of her own commercial to World Series celebrity, Davis has been on quite a ride these past few months.

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She continued her remarkable journey on the biggest baseball stage of all when she threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

The sold-out crowd stood in unison and cheered when Davis was introduced. Surrounded on the mound by players from the Jackie Robinson West team in Chicago that also reached the Little League World Series this summer, Davis went into the windup that made her a national sensation and threw a perfect pitch to Giants backup catcher Andrew Susac.

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