Rick Mercer throws the first, er, pitch

From Paul Wiecek of the Winnipeg Free Press:

  • He can’t pitch, but CBC’s Mercer does a mean jig
    “And the boos? Mercer was prepared an hour before he threw out the first pitch. “I’m ready for it. I’ve been booed before,” the host of CBC’s Rick Mercer Report said in an interview. “My baseball experience is basically zero. I played softball as a kid, but I basically spent the whole time in the oufield, picking dandelions and doing cartwheels.” Read more.