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Bryce Harper holds medals for Olympian Katie Ledecky on baseball field

Bryce Harper holds medals for Olympian Katie Ledecky on baseball field
Posted at 7:45 AM, Aug 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-25 10:48:08-04

Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky threw out the first pitch at the Washington National's home game on Wednesday night and Las Vegas hometown hero Bryce Harper was there to help.

Harper held Ledecky's many medals (four gold and one silver) as Ledecky took the mound.
 

Ledecky is a native of Washington, D.C. Harper grew up in Las Vegas and played baseball here in high school and for College of Southern Nevada briefly before turning pro.

Ledecky fired a perfect strike for the ceremonial first pitch, according to Yahoo Sports.