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Ambassador Kirk Throws Out First Pitch at Texas Rangers Baseball Game

On Saturday, April 23rd, Ambassador Ron Kirk helped the Texas Rangers honor the anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball. Ambassador Kirk threw the ceremonial first pitch of the game. In front of thousands of fans, he pitched the ball across home plate to First Base Coach Gary Pettis. The Ambassador also participated in the pre-game warm up.

Ambassador Kirk Throws Out First Pitch
Ambassador Kirk throws the ceremonial first pitch

Ambassador Kirk and First Base Coach Gary Petis
Ambassador Kirk and First Base Coach Gary Pettis

This year was the 64th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier.