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Jorge Posada throws out first pitch

Updated: April 13, 2012, 10:39 PM ET
By Matt Ehalt and Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jorge Posada is used to catching pitches behind the plate. On Friday, though, Posada threw one from the mound -- to his father, Jorge Sr.

The recently retired Yankees catcher threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to his former team's home opener at Yankee Stadium. He is the 11th former Yankee to throw out the first pitch on Opening Day in the Bronx.

Posada's offering was a bit high, but he still received a ton of applause from the appreciative sellout crowd.

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