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Mike Alessi fires a strike at Dodgers game

Mike Alessi gets the call to pitch at Dodger Stadium and promote Supercross

Updated: October 2, 2012, 3:19 PM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk

What do Mike Alessi, thoroughbred jockey Chantal Sutherland and "Entertainment Tonight" host Nancy O'Dell have in common? Typically, not a whole heck of a lot. But Monday night, they all tossed out "first" pitches at Dodger Stadium before a critical late-season game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants.

"I don't have much experience with baseball," Alessi said before taking a few warm-up pitches in front of the L.A. dugout. "I spent some time in the yard throwing ...

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