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Marathon victim tosses first pitch

Updated: June 9, 2013, 12:38 AM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO – Boston Marathon bombing survivor Karen Rand threw out the honorary first pitch before Saturday's Chicago White Sox game against the Oakland Athletics, getting a standing ovation not only from the crowd, but from players on both benches.

Rand, who had her lower-left leg amputated after the incident and suffered major injuries to her right leg, made the pitch from a wheelchair just in front of the mound. White Sox pitcher Chirs Sale was the honorary catcher.

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