Super Bowl hero Trey Burton brought the 'Philly Special' to baseball for his ceremonial first pitch
The Phillies had a special guest on the field before their 6-3 win on Tuesday afternoon over the Rays. One of the Eagles' heroes from Super Bowl LII was tight end Trey Burton, who threw a surprising touchdown pass to quarterback Nick Foles just before the first half ended. The trick play was called "Philly Special," and it helped the Eagles to a 41-33 victory.
Although Burton is no longer with the Eagles, he stopped by Spectrum Field to throw the ceremonial first pitch -- with a small twist:
It's far from a strike, but Burton and his catcher, broadcaster Ben Davis, managed to find a way to turn "Philly Special" into a baseball play.
They get bonus points for creativity anyway. Maybe it would work as a pitchout?