So This Happened:

Baby T, a human-powered mini Tyrannosaurus Rex from Walking with Dinosaurs throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/U-T San Diego, Hayne Palmour IV) NO SALES; COMMERCIAL INTERNET OUT
The San Diego Padres this week went way back in time for a ceremonial first pitch.
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A ceremonial first pitch ordinarily serves as a prelude to plenty of baseball games.

But there was nothing ordinary about it on Wednesday, when the San Diego Padres’ Petco Park was temporarily transformed into Jurassic Park after someone in an elaborate baby Tyrannosaurus-Rex costume did the honors.

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“Baby T” which flung the baseball toward home plate by using its mouth, was in San Diego to help promote the upcoming film “Walking With Dinosaurs,” according to KPBS.