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The Tampa Bay Rays held Star Wars Day at Tropicana Field on Sunday before their game against the Seattle Mariners, and among the festivities, Darth Vader threw the ceremonial first pitch.
Unfortunately, the throw Darth Vader delivered was so far outside of home plate that it prompted laughter and boos from the crowd. It's safe to say "The Force" was not strong with this one.
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Flanked by an army of storm troopers, a person portraying Darth Vader took the mound on Sunday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior before the Rays' game against the Mariners in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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When: 10:10 ET, Monday, June 23, 2012
Where: Safeco Field, Seattle
Umpires: Home — Phil Cuzzi, 1B — Manny Gonzalez, 2B — Greg Gibson, 3B — Gerry Davis
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