ARLINGTON, Texas Johnny Baseball?
It could have been that way if Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel had stuck with his first love as a child, playing baseball.
Instead Manziel chose football and everyone knows the rest of the story for the Texas A&M quarterback.
But Manziel had the opportunity to get back to his baseball roots Sunday, throwing out the first pitch before Sunday's Rangers game against Los Angeles.
Manziel's pitch wasn't as sharp as some of his football throws, but he did manager to keep the ball from skipping to Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland, who like Manziel is from a Southeastern Conference school (Mississippi State).
"That was too cool," said Manziel, who went to two Rangers games last year. "I've been a Rangers fan for a long time. It was cool to get to talk to Nolan (Ryan). Everybody's been so great and to step out there, I don't think I've been that nervous since the Heisman."
Manziel, who threw 10-15 warmup pitches, got first-pitch advice from...