Jersey Shore's Pauly D threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Marlins Park
Miami may be a ways away from the Jersey Shore, but the home of the Marlins could not escape a special appearance by someone who embraces the gym, tans and laundry.
Prior to Friday's Braves-Marlins game, DJ Pauly D from MTV's Jersey Shore made a special appearance and threw out the first pitch. And it appeared to be a very successful outing:
His hair didn't move so it seemed his blowout survived the humidity -- and he even incorporated a fist pump, but of course.
During his appearance, Marlins infielder Derek Dietrich had a quick meet and greet with Pauly D:
Gym, Tan, Launch dingers. pic.twitter.com/uaCDjFvtiz- Miami Marlins (@Marlins) August 24, 2018
"I didn't watch [Jersey Shore] that often." Derek Dietrich told MLB.com's Joe Firsaro, "But I always got that comparison to that guy, for some reason. I guess it was because of the gell and the hair. I didn't have the tattoos back then. Hopefully, my grandmother won't read this. She doesn't know I have tattoos. My mom has not revealed that to her in two years. I guess we have a small resemblance. It must be the gel in our hair."
Sometimes, game recognizes game -- they do kind of look alike don't they?