While here in America we're more concerned with first pitch fails than actually cool commemorative throws, in Japan they had a pretty spectacular idea:

Get actress-slash-martial artist (and not the other way around) Rina Takeda to break 10 cement blocks with her head, then toss out the ceremonial ball before a game between Chiba Lotte Marines and Saitama Seibu Lions.

Check it out:

The throw was underwhelming, but so what? This is easily the best work Takeda's done since starring in "Dead Sushi*."

*Does this mean the sushi we've all been eating might be alive?!?!?!

Comment »

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.