Originally posted on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 5/18/12



Hollywood actor Gary Sinise, perhaps best known for his role as Lieutenant Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump, threw out the first pitch at Thursday's Texas Rangers-Oakland A's game. Video is below:



Yeah, that was horrible. Notice when Sinise was first handed the ball and he stared at it like he had never seen a baseball before? His throw shouldn't have been all that surprising. But is Sinise's throw, which went about 20 feet, the worst first pitch in recent memory? I have a list of some of the worst after the jump:

John Wall, ATHLETE, point guard for the Washington Wizards:

Gary "Baba Booey" Dell'Abate from the Howard Stern Show [H/T Rico1113]:

Mariah Carey in the Tokyo Dome ... in heels:



Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory in 2007 hooks his first pitch toward the first base dugout [H/T gx5]:



Runner Carl Lewis' throw looks eerily similar to singer Mariah Carey's:

In terms of distance, Joan Steinbrenner takes all the cake:

What's worse -- throwing it only 10 feet but being able to stay on your feet or this?:



I'm sure we missed some, so leave your nominations in the comments.

This article first appeared on The Outside Corner and was syndicated with permission.

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