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John Glenn throws out first pitch

Updated: August 26, 2012, 4:35 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- John Glenn tossed out the ceremonial first pitch before the Cleveland Indians played the New York Yankees on Sunday.

He wore an Indians jersey with the No. 50, to celebrate the golden anniversary of his historic space flight on Feb. 20, 1962, when he became the first American to orbit the Earth.

"It seems like it was two or three weeks ago," the 91-year-old Glenn said before delivering an underhanded toss from the mound to Indians coach Sandy Alomar Jr.

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