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.
I love this picture so much. pic.twitter.com/Spz1obC5NZ
— Laura Schulte (@LorInBigD) August 25, 2016
Katie Ledecky asked Bryce Harper to hold her medals, then threw a strike. Multi-sport athlete. pic.twitter.com/ocB1nXKlsd
— Alex Putterman (@AlexPutterman) August 24, 2016
— MLB (@MLB) August 25, 2016
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.
1. Momentarily remove bling
2. Throw strike
3. Grab a pic with the gang pic.twitter.com/gOeGpke7Xb
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) August 24, 2016