The first pitch at the Red Sox game didn’t quite go as planned

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 16: Former Jimmy Fund patient Jordan Leandre throws out the first pitch before the game between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park on August 16, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Former Jimmy Fund patient Jordan Leandre throws out the first pitch. –Maddie Meyer / Getty Images

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The ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday’s Red Sox game, well, it’s getting a lot of attention on Twitter.

Pediatric cancer survivor Jordan Leandre threw out the pitch — which was juuust a bit outside — as the Red Sox honored the Jimmy Fund and the 1967 “Impossible Dream” team before the game.

Soon after the pitch, Red Sox beat reporter Chris Mason for CNHI Sports Boston identified the ultimate recipient of the pitch as his photographer, Tony Capobianco.

Leandre also made headlines in 2007 when he rounded the bases at Fenway after singing the National Anthem.

He and Capobianco have been having fun with the misfire on Twitter.

For more on the Jimmy Fund’s Radio-Telethon, click here.

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