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The Nine Worst First Pitches of All Time

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Being given the opportunity to toss out the first pitch at a baseball game is an honor. But sometimes, it can be pretty embarrassing. Here's our list of the nine worst first pitches of all time.

9. Carl Lewis - He may be one of the fastest men to ever live, but it doesn't look like he'd be very effective on the mound.

Being given the opportunity to toss out the first pitch at a baseball game is an honor. But sometimes, it can be pretty embarrassing. Here's our list of the nine worst first pitches of all time.

9. Carl Lewis - He may be one of the fastest men to ever live, but it doesn't look like he'd be very effective on the mound.

8. Gary Dell'Abate - The long-time producer of The Howard Stern Show should have warned the umpires before flinging this one in.

7. Jim Thome - Thome played 22 years in the Majors, but when he threw out the first pitch for the White Sox Triple-A affiliate, it looked like it was the first time he'd ever touched a baseball.

6. Nolan Ryan - The fact that Nolan Ryan is on this list is mind-boggling. But here he is.

5. 50 Cent - 50 may have lost a few potential concert goers when he came nowhere near to the plate with this delivery.

4. John Wall - He's proven himself to be one of the elite point guards in the NBA, but his first pitch was anything but elite.

3. Mariah Carey - Mariah is unmatched behind the mic, but on the mound, she leaves a lot to be desired.

2. Carly Rae Jepsen - There's really nothing to say about this one other than that it was a tough call not putting it at the top of the list.

1. Mark Mallory - Cincinnati's mayor did his best, but his best just wasn't good enough.

Did we miss any? Let us know.