92-year-old veteran throws first pitch at Mariners game
Published on May 31, 2016
As far as ceremonial first pitches at Baseball games go, this one was right near the top.
Burke Waldron, a 92-year-old veteran of World War II, jogged out to the top of the pitcher's mound, waved to the crowd, toed the rubber and tossed the ball toward the plate Monday prior to the Seattle Mariners' Memorial Day game with the
A former 2nd class petty officer in the Navy, Waldron makes us all wish we can even walk on the field when we're 92, let alone attack the task with the excitement and vigor he showed.
A tip of the hat to you, sir. Thank you for your service and let us all remember every day - not just on Memorial Day - those who died protecting our freedom.
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