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Russell Wilson to throw first pitch for Rockies’ Opening Day

One-time Tremendous Bowl champion quarterback Russell Wilson was the important thing determine in a blockbuster commerce when he moved from the Seattle Seahawks to the Denver Broncos final month after he spent the primary decade of his NFL profession with the NFC West membership. 

Wilson may have fairly the general public introduction to Denver followers forward of the weekend. 

Per Colleen Flynn of Denver’s FOX31 and Myles Simmons of Professional Soccer Discuss, Wilson will throw the ceremonial first pitch for Friday’s Opening Day conflict between the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers held at Coors Area. 

The 33-year-old is not any stranger to the game or the Rockies. Wilson performed each soccer and baseball throughout his faculty days and was chosen by the Rockies within the fourth spherical of the 2010 MLB Draft. He hung out with the Tri-Metropolis Mud Devils and the Asheville Vacationers earlier than he in the end dedicated to soccer, a call that is labored out fairly nicely for the signal-caller. 

Wilson has made spring-training appearances with the Rockies, Texas Rangers and New York Yankees throughout soccer offseasons however has by no means sniffed an precise MLB profession. He is additionally tossed a number of ceremonial first pitches for big-league video games through the years: 

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