Dr. Fauci one of America's leading doctors concerning an infectious disease Covid-19, is throwing the first pitch in tonight's MLB game: The New York Yankees vs. The Washington Nationals in Washington DC. A lot of people have been talking about this and how it will go over since it will be played with no fans. Today is opening day and we will see.
No slight to Dr. Fauci, but I wonder with the protests and Black Lives Matter would major league baseball ever let one of their founders throw out the pitch or someone like Derrick Johnson president of the NAACP? Has Jesse Jackson ever thrown out a first pitch? Just curious. I did some research and the answer is yes. Jesse Jackson threw out the first pitch on April 6, 2013 between the Chicago Cubs vs. Texas Rangers. Rep. John Lewis who recently passed away threw it at Washington Nationals game back in April 2018.
I caught the first pitch and Dr. Fauci threw it to the far right of the catcher. No biggie we know why he was there and how he helped this country.