Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph threw for 3,770 yards and 21 touchdowns in his 2015 campaign, so yeah, he seemed like a sure bet for a respectable first pitch at today’s Cowboys baseball game.
But nope. Rudolph’s skills didn’t exactly translate as he launched his pitch over the catcher and towards the backstop much to the shock of the crowd:
#OKState quarterback Mason Rudolph's first pitch … did not go well.
"Good thing he plays football"-some kid pic.twitter.com/BdkrYbhVkK
— Nathan Ruiz (@NathanSRuiz) April 12, 2016
The Cowboys Football Twitter account quickly spun the narrative though:
A perfect throw to the corner. Put it right where only the receiver can make a play on the ball. pic.twitter.com/m2MAC7KdRQ
— Cowboy Football (@CowboyFB) April 12, 2016