Tara, the hero cat, will throw out the first pitch for a Minor League team
Hero cat to throw out first pitch in Bakersfield
You've probably heard of Tara by now, the stereotype-defying feline that saved her human companion from a dog attack earlier this week. Here's the video below:
In recognition of the heroic feat, the Bakersfield Blaze (a Reds' Class A affiliate) asked Tara to throw out the first pitch before a game on May 20th. On Thursday, she accepted:
Update: Tara the Hero Cat and family will throw out the first pitch on Tuesday, May 20th, and BOGO offer for fans donating animal food/toy!— Bakersfield Blaze (@BakoBlaze) May 16, 2014
Although they have on-field experience, cats generally aren't known for their baseball-playing skills. But judging from the above video, we're pretty sure Tara will do just fine.