The Philadelphia Phillies had big things planned for Game 3 of the 2022 World Series. Marking the first Fall Classic game at Citizens Bank Park since 2009, the Phillies revealed a star-studded cast of city champions to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Unfortunately, rain across the Philadelphia metro area put a pause on this celebration. Just for 24 hours.
Game 3 was postponed one full day but the pregame ceremony remains intact. This group of first pitch participants includes Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt, NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving, Hockey Hall of Famer Bernie Parent and current Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham.
Graham caught up with Eagles insider Josh Tolentino on Tuesday to shed some insight on his mindset for this big honor.
Graham revealed that he's "a bit nervous" about the event and maintains he's mainly focused about getting the ball over the plate.
Luckily for Graham, he won't be the sole center of attention. As long as his first pitch isn't the worst of the four Philly legends participating, he'll avoid any viral moments.
It'll be a special night for the city of Philadelphia. Game 3's official first pitch is set for 8:03 p.m. ET on Tuesday, and Philly fans will want to tune in a few minutes early to catch the pregame ceremony.
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