Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

Santa Claus' first pitch skills are worthy of the naughty list

Santa Claus is many things: aviation enthusiast, philanthropist, King of Ding-a-ling. Unfortunately, Santa Claus is not an athlete.

As part of the "Christmas in July" promotion the White Sox held on Monday, Mr. Kringle tossed out the ceremonial first pitch. Although he brought much joy and merriment to the South Side, he didn't bring his control:

Santa.gif

To be fair to Santa, it's very cold up at the North Pole, and he might not have had enough time to warm up.

On a scale from 50 Cent to Blake Griffin, let's put Santa somewhere around Darth Vader:

Vader.gif