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Watch: Energetic 92-year-old veteran throws out Mariners first pitch

The Mariners had 92-year-old veteran Burke Waldron throw out the first pitch.

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The Mariners had a special guest throw out the first pitch for their Memorial Day contest against the Padres in Burke Waldron, a 92-year-old Navy veteran.

Waldron may be advanced in years but he sprinted on to the field with the excitement of someone one-tenth his age as he took the mound and threw the ceremonial opening toss to Steve Clevenger.

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The Utah native served from 1943 to '46 and was stationed in Chicago and Pearl Harbor before joining in the Saipan Invasion in 1944, according to the Bainbridge Island Review.

– Brendan Maloy