Darth Vader’s force goes wide left at Rays’ ceremonial first pitch
Here's a riddle. How do you get thousands of people to simulataneously boo a complete stranger? It's pretty simple. All you need to do is dress up the guy as the most notorious villain in cinematic history and ask him to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game.
That's precisely what happened this weekend in Tampa, where a young Dark Vader was honored with the ceremonial first pitch before the Rays game. Turns out that using the force does not help you with your fastball, because the ball was thrown pretty wildly--resulting in the fans booing Vader.