The Washington Nationals are hosting the New York Yankees this weekend in an interleague battle between the cream of the crop in the National League East and American League East. A series of such stature obviously deserves high-profile first pitch participants. On Saturday, that person was Jaleel White, better know to most as Steve Urkel on the television program Family Matters. Via Luke Russert:
Urkel from "Family Matters" threw a perfect strike for the first pitch. #Nats can't lose today after that.— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) June 16, 2012
Nice to hear that someone actually threw out a decent first pitch at a Nats game, as some recent performances by Washington athletes and ex-athletes, who will remain unnamed, have been less than satisfactory.
For the uninitiated, here is Mr. White dropping his famous catchphrase:
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