For Pete's Sake

There was an early contender for worst first pitch of the year at Phillies game

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila is a co-host of "American Ninja Warrior," and he was tabbed to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Phillies game Thursday against the San Francisco Giants.

It didn't go well.

Gbaja-Biamila is a former college football player, and he sort of spiked the baseball rather than making sure it, you know, got to the catcher (in this instance, it was the Phillie Phanatic.).

The form in delivering the pitch was also unique, and it left the Phillie Phanatic not having to worry about making the crowd laugh.

Take a look: