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Monday April 1st, 2013

 

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will use his arm to throw out the first pitch of a Rangers game next weekend.  (Scott Halleran/Getty Images) Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will use his arm to throw out the first pitch of a Rangers game next weekend. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Johnny Manziel will throw out the first pitch Sunday night before the Texas Rangers' game against their division rivals the Los Angeles Angels, reports FoxSports Southwest. 

Manziel recently made headlines for allegedly shoving a graduate assistant after throwing an interception during a scrimmage last month. He also said he was going to stay off Twitter for the forseeable future.

From Fox Sports Southwest:

Manziel grew up playing baseball and said last winter that his dream growing up was to play shortstop for the Rangers.

The Heisman Trophy winner had plenty of success across the street from Rangers Ballpark earlier this year. He was named the Offensive Most Valuable Player in the Cotton Bowl after totaling a Cotton Bowl-record 516 yards of total offense in a 41-13 rout of Oklahoma. Manziel's appearance is part of a big Aggie day at the ballpark. The Texas A&M Singing Cadets will handle the national anthem and "God Bless America" duties.

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