Ryan Glasspiegel
Monday July 8th, 2013


This clip began circulating over the weekend, but if for whatever reason you're the type of person who wished to celebrate freedom with a few days unplugged, we're here to help you get acquainted with what may well be the best—and most distracting—first pitch of all-time. It was thrown before a recent Korean Baseball Organization game between the Doosan Bears and Samsung Lions; the lithe hurler is Korean rhythmic gymnast Shin Soo-ji, who will likely be pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers by season's end. [H/T Big League Stew]

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