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11:16 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Has Throwing the 1st Pitch Lost its Luster?

Boston Mayor James Michael Curley throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park in 1924.
Boston Mayor James Michael Curley throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park in 1924.
Credit Boston Public Library

The New York Times recently reported about the decline of the ceremonial first pitch in baseball. On the other hand, two Boston Marathon bombing survivors recently threw an emotional first pitch at Fenway.

So has the first pitch lost its luster? Weigh in below, on Twitter at #TalkToBPR, or on Facebook.

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