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Chrissy Teigen throws decent first pitch despite being ‘pretty drunk’ (with video)

08/07/2014 9:47 AM

08/07/2014 12:56 PM

Sports Illustrated cover girl Chrissy Teigen can throw a first pitch like nobody else — while wearing the tightest and shortest shorts we’ve ever seen on a pitcher in a major league ballpark.

And check out her wind-up on Tuesday night. Did we mention that she was apparently drunk at the time?

Teigen threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium and sent that ball flying right into the catcher’s glove after partying with her family.

“Crap, I’m pretty drunk,” she tweeted before the big moment.

She and her family were celebrating her dad’s birthday, which we know because Chrissy, a social media devotee, shared all the details on Instagram and Twitter.

She posted a photo of her dad with this: “Dad making birthday margaritas like only dad can!! I love you dad, happy birthday!!!!”

Then she tweeted that her mom was “bombed” and that she, too, had indulged.

But the liquid courage just kept her limber and loose, as she demonstrated in the pose she struck on the mound before throwing.

She was determined not to throw like 50 Cent – let’s not relive that disastrous pitch – and had been practicing in recent days, posting on Twitter that she was making hubby John Legend practice with her.

She was so pleased with her toss that she jumped right into the arms of Dodgers catcher Drew Butera, who you just know played that game with a big smile on his face.


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