Rusty Staub gets ceremonial first pitch

March, 30, 2013
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Rusty Staub will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Citi Field on Monday.


SARASOTA, Fla. -- Rusty Staub will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day at Citi Field.

Staub will be celebrating his 69th birthday Monday.

The Mets previously announced that "Shameless" star Emma Rossum would sing the national anthem.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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