Ace Jackson of the Harlem Globetrotters threw a pitch while spinning a basketball on her finger
Have you ever tried to rub your belly while patting your head at the same time? Of course you have! It's really hard to do because multitasking is difficult.
Prior to Wednesday night's Astros-Phillies game, Harlem Globetrotter Ace Jackson performed an athletic analogue to that experiment as she threw out a first pitch while twirling a basketball in her other hand:
It's perhaps no surprise that there have been substantial historical links between baseball and the Harlem Globetrotters: Both pursuits require tremendous hand-eye coordination and athleticism. In recent memory, the team has drafted Aaron Judge and Tim Tebow while both David Ross and Little League World Series sensation Mo'ne Davis have both suited up as Globetrotters.
The next logical move, of course, would be for the Phillie Phanatic to sign a contract to play with Harlem.