Found October 12, 2011 on
Jeff Suppan is throwing out the first pitch at tonight’s game. Is this like some sort of joke? A LaRussa scare tactic? I wonder if it will be 65 mph and in the dirt. Will he look confused? I mean wtf is with that? Anyways, Jeff Suppan has returned to MLB life in the body [...]
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A pair of past NLCS heroes will appear prior to Games 3 and 4 of this year's NLCS at Busch Stadium. Jeff Suppan and Jim Edmonds, members of the Cardinals' 2004 and '06 pennant-winning teams, will throw out first pitches before Game 3 and Game 4, respectively.
It was about 10 days ago that the Cardinals reached out to former postseason hero Jeff Suppan, saying they'd love to have him throw out the ceremonial first pitch if they made it to the National League Championship Series. Suppan obliged and didn't back down -- even though St. Louis' opponent represented a bit of an awkward situation.