“Larry Legend” throws out the ceremonial first pitch Fitzgerald is widely regarded as one of the greatest wide receivers in the NFL.
The Arizona Diamondbacks assembled elite talent to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in Games 3 and 4 of the National League Championship Series. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, who won a quadruple medal in swimming in the summer of 1996, is Kuusi’s gold medalist on Thursday. Olympics in Atlanta. But Phoenix-area sports fans know better who will throw out the first pitch before Game 4 against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
Arizona Cardinals legend Larry Fitzgerald will take the ball and throw out the first pitch Friday night at Chase Field in what should be an exciting moment for local fans as well as members of a national audience that has followed Fitzgerald’s runs for nearly two decades. in the NFL. Larry Legend becomes Lucky Larry? After dropping Game 2 10-0, the Diamondbacks are hoping Fitzgerald will be their lucky charm in the NLCS when the series moves to Phoenix for the first time since 2007.
Fitzgerald spent his entire career with the Cardinals from 2004-2020. During those 17 seasons, he became an Arizona sports icon and one of the best wide receivers of his generation. He twice led the NFL in receiving yards and touchdowns while playing a key role in leading the Cardinals to Super Bowl XLIII after the 2008 season.
Fitzgerald caught Kurt Warner for seven touchdowns that season, which is still the league record in a single playoff year. It was a bad night for the Diamondbacks in Game 2 of the NLCS – and an even worse night for this fan! Snakes in a hole The odds are long for the Diamondbacks to make the NLCS. In MLB history, only 14 teams—out of a possible 89—have won a best-of-seven series after losing the first two games. Arizona fell behind early in Game 1 before threatening late, then dropping a close game to start the series. The wheels fell off in Game 2 when Philadelphia’s offense blew the game away in the sixth inning — and now the Phillies are just two wins away from returning to the World Series.
On Thursday afternoon, the Diamondbacks will turn to rookie Brandon Pfaadt, the rookie pitcher who shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers’ vaunted lineup in Game 3 of the National League Division Series. The Phillies will face left-handed reliever Suarez, who has a 1.16 ERA in 23 1/3 innings on the season.