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RJ throws out the first pitch at a Frisco RoughRiders game (Photo via Frisco RoughRiders)

Video: RJ Choppy Bombs First Pitch At RoughRiders Game

Fresh off the viral video of rapper 50 Cent throwing out what seemed to be the worst first pitch ever, The Fan’s RJ Choppy stepped up and tossed out his own bomb recently.

06/10/2014

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Trending: Hero Cat First Pitch, Star Wars Role, Turtle Wedding Crasher

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.

CBS 11–05/21/2014

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Russell Wilson To Throw Out 1st Pitch For Rangers Tonight

The Seattle Seahawks quarterback will throw out the first pitch Wednesday night before the finale of a three-game series between the Rangers and the Philadelphia Phillies.

04/01/2014

Jessica Lynch, Iraq war veteran & former prisoner of war, threw out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers game on September 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Iraq War Veteran Jessica Lynch “Pitches” Perseverance

As soon as her name came over the loudspeaker and her name appeared on the scoreboard at the September 11th Rangers game, the crowd came to their feet and cheered for Jessica Lynch.

CBS 11–09/11/2013

A man views an image  December 16 , 2012 in Washington, DC of Robbie Parker and his daughter Emilie on a Facebook site memorializing the young girl, who was one of the victims in Fridays' mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Robbie Parker, a 30-year-old hospital physician's assistant who cares for sick newborns, said the death of his loving six-year-old Emilie should "inspire us to be better, more compassionate and caring toward other people." Parker included the family of the apparent shooter, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, in his condolences, addressing them through the news media to say: "I can't imagine how hard this experience must be for you." AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Of Newtown Victim Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch

It was an emotional beginning to the Rangers home opener. Longtime Texas Rangers fan Robbie Parker was trying to calm his nerves before throwing the ceremonial first pitch in honor of his daughter Emilie, who died in the Newtown school shooting.

04/05/2013

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Johnny Football To Participate In Rangers’ Opening Weekend

Texas A&M’s 2012 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel will headline the pre-game events set for Opening Weekend at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

04/01/2013

A man views an image  December 16 , 2012 in Washington, DC of Robbie Parker and his daughter Emilie on a Facebook site memorializing the young girl, who was one of the victims in Fridays' mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Robbie Parker, a 30-year-old hospital physician's assistant who cares for sick newborns, said the death of his loving six-year-old Emilie should "inspire us to be better, more compassionate and caring toward other people." Parker included the family of the apparent shooter, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, in his condolences, addressing them through the news media to say: "I can't imagine how hard this experience must be for you." AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Victim’s Father To Throw First Pitch At Rangers’ Home Opener

The father of six-year-old Emilie Parker, who was killed in the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Texas Rangers’ home opener on Friday, April 5.

03/22/2013

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist Misses First Pitch

Governor Charlie Crist had the honor of throwing out the first pitch

10/08/2010

Man With No Arms Throws First-Pitch

A California man with no arms got a huge hand from fans at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington last night. 

10/01/2010