17 Mormons Who Have Thrown Out a First Pitch

by | Jul. 21, 2015


From Sister Linda K. Burton, Relief Society general president, to former NFL quarterback Steve Young, several members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have taken the mound to throw ceremonial first pitches for baseball games.

A number of Major and Minor League Baseball teams have held a Mormon Night throughout the years, inviting members of the LDS Church to attend and participate in various ways. For Mormon Night events, some teams have invited a well-known members of the faith, such as Young and Sister Burton, to throw ceremonial first pitches.

Here is a list of 17 leaders and well-known members of the LDS Church who have thrown ceremonial first pitches, most as part of Mormon Night events.

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