Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce He took the mound Friday at Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
He joined his mother, Donna, in front of a sold-out crowd as he threw out his first ceremonial pitch just a few miles from where he grew up.
After raising his fans, Kells stepped back and let him fly. But instead of hitting the grass and landing in the glove, the ball went over home plate. Keepers pitcher Shane Bieber.
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Kelce rushed to hug Bieber after the awkward throw, and the pair seemed to have a good laugh about it.
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Before the baseball left Kelce’s hands, one commentator was heard saying: “Hopefully, the Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes They gave him a few lessons before today’s game.”
It wasn’t Kelce’s first time on the baseball diamond. He played three sports – football, basketball and baseball – at Cleveland Heights High School.
twice Super Bowl The winner has shown what he can do with bats, playing in several celebrity home run derbies over the years.
Earlier this year, former Atlanta Braves scout Reggie Sanders told TMZ Sports that Kelce was a “good hitter with high velocity” in his teenage years.
Mahomes seemed to be amused by Kelce’s dirty tone, writing “Ayyyyy bruhhhhhhhhh” with several crying laughing emojis.
Mahomes made the call Kansas City Royals To give Kelce a shot at redemption.
“Ayy @Royals give him another chance. ASAP!!!” Mahomes wrote on his Twitter page.
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Mahomes is the son of former MLB pitcher Pat Mahomes. The elder Mahomes made his big league debut in 1992 with the Minnesota Twins.
His son, a two-time Super Bowl MVP, was a pitcher at Texas Tech and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 2014 MLB draft.