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Eli Manning used his arm to help the New York Giants win two Super Bowls so throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Sunday's New York Mets game against the Cincinnati Reds sounded easier than the quarterback's laid-back demeanor. Manning was so confident, he threw the ball while holding his daughter, Ava, in his left arm while he did it. It was Father's Day after all.
Manning threw the first pitch to Mets third baseman David Wright before the game began at Citi Field after warming up in the Mets' bullpen. The throw was a little high and outside.
Donning a No. 10 Mets jersey and holding his little girl in his left arm, the Giants quarterback lobbed a pitch to Wright from just in front of the mound.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP said he played baseball in high school— but mostly at second base.
"You can't one-hop it down there," he joked. "If I miss, I'll miss high."
It was Manning's first trip to Citi Field but he was diplomatic when he said he roots for both the Mets and the Yankees.
"I'm a New York fan," he said.
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These fish-out-of-water promotions that feature rich and famous people working fast food drive-thrus should be getting old, but they’re not.
Today’s headset warrior is New York Giants QB Eli Manning. Manning worked a shift at a New York Dunkin Donuts to promote a deal he did with the chain.
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Fans in Flushing were in for a treat yesterday when Eli Manning tossed the Fathers’ Day ceremonial first pitch at Citi Field. (I always thought the rule was Giants-Yankees; Jets-Mets? Whatever) He arrived at the mound with his daughter, Ava in his arm and lofted one of those famous Eli passes that we’ve seen go [...]
It's been a busy and newsworthy last couple of months for Eli Manning. He's appeared on "Saturday Night Live," hobnobbed with President Obama at the White House, and thrown the first pitch at a Mets game.
His latest off-field act has him strapping on a headset and ... well, doing something no other two-time Super Bowl MVP has done before.
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning worked a shift at an East Rutherford, New Jersey Dunkin Donuts on Tuesday.
Manning was working at Dunkin Donuts as a part of a new partnership he’s established with the nationwide chain. Before showing up to work, he spent some time at the Giants team facility working out.
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When college coed Jessica Gormley went in to have her wisdom teeth removed, I'm pretty sure that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was on her mind on some level.
After the surgery, she was recovering and while her mother captured it on video, Jessica decided to ask Eli for a jersey and wanting to go to a New York Giants game:
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Since yesterday was father's day, the New York Mets invited New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning to throw out the first pitch with his daughter, Ava Frances.
Watch as Eli fires in the pitch with his daughter in his arms:
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N.Y. Giants quarterback Eli Manning had some help throwing the first pitch before the N.Y. Mets-Cincinnati Reds match-up on Sunday (Father's Day) in New York, as he brought his daughter Ava onto the field.The current Super Bowl champion quarterback sported a No. 10 Mets jersey. While holding his daugther, Manning lobbed a pitch towards David Wright just in front of the mound.
Adorable. Eli’s daughter hearts balls. Good luck with that one, Eli. I wonder what the other first words were. My money is on “blumpkin.”
The Mets have announced that Super Bowl champion and New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning will throw out the first pitch before today’s game, which is slated for 1:10 p.m.
Manning will throw out the first pitch with his daughter Ava on behalf of Pampers in honor of all the “Most Valuable Dads” on Father’s Day.
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People picking up their usual morning coffee from a N.J. Dunkin' Donuts were probably asking for something a little stronger after they were surprised to see the guy at the drive-through window had a strange resemblance to Eli Manning. No, the shocked drivers didn't forget to wipe the sleep from their eyes because the grinning guy in the No. 10 New York Giants jersey...
Eli Manning was ranked as the No. 31 player in the NFL by his peers.
Manning was fifth among quarterbacks (only behind Brady, Rodgers, Brees and Roethlisberger), which isn't far from the truth (should be ahead of Roethlisberger). He passed for nearly 5,000 yards and had the fourth-highest yards-per-attempt average in football during an impressive, yet somewhat inconsistent regular...
Here's NY Giants QB Eli Manning throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to NY Mets 3B David Wright today with daughter Ava Frances in hand.
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After experiencing so much criticism leading up to this past season before he won his first and even second Super Bowl, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning can relate to the pressure that Miami Heat forward LeBron James has been coping with to win a championship.
“You can see that with LeBron and what’s going on in the NBA Finals, you lose one game, they are all over. They...