Posted April 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Retired outfielder Pat Burrell is getting one more moment in the spotlight at AT&T Park after he became a key member of San Francisco's improbable World Series run two years ago. The former Giants and Philadelphia Phillies star is set to throw out the first pitch before the middle game of the teams' series Tuesday night. Now doing some scouting work for San Francisco general manager Brian Sabean, the 35-year-old Burrell retired after last season because of a troublesome right foot that never fully healed, and he is also currently rehabilitating his surgically repaired left shoulder in Arizona. Burrell appreciated the gesture from Giants president and CEO Larry Baer to pay tribute to the former left fielder, who became a key part of the 2010 band of ''castoffs and misfits.''
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