The number 45

I cannot stop watching this. I have probably watched it 50 times already, and I will no doubt watch it at least 50 more. This is Tyler Skaggs mother, Debbie, throwing the first pitch before the Angels-Mariners game on Friday. Everything about this pitch is perfect … not just perfect form and perfect location, but PERFECT, like the opening to Stevie Wonder’s “Sir Duke,” or the first paragraph of “Catcher in the Rye,” or Judy Garland’s “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” in The Wizard of Oz.

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