Published: Tue, August 21, 2018
Sports | By Brett Lawson

Nun's First Pitch At MLB Game Is Devilishly Good

Nun's First Pitch At MLB Game Is Devilishly Good

And she did it from the top of the mound.

The righty hurler fired off a flawless strike to the plate.

"That was awesome", White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito, who caught the pitch, told MLB.com. She had it planned out.

'I was just lucky to be back there.

Though we really shouldn't have been all that surprised by the ideal pitch.

One of the most impressive first pitches of all time.

Sobieck got rave reviews after she bounced the baseball off of her arm and proceeded to throw a curveball for the first pitch.

"Well, George I think it's I think it's probably because I have a little bit of athletic ability", she said laughing with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos.

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She topped the performance off by raising the roof as she walked off the field.

The ensuing game was close, but ultimately the White Sox won out 7-6 over the Royals. "She stepped back at about 45 feet and threw a bullet", he said.

Sister Mary Jo Sobiek has become an overnight internet sensation after throwing a near flawless pitch before the White Sox played the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

According to the Northwest Indiana Times, Sobieck is a graduate of Cathedral high School in St. Cloud in 1987.

Sadly, the Sox couldn't ride SMJ's coattails to a win - they ended up losing to the Kansas City Royals, who are last place in their division.

After the game, Renteria joked about adding the nun to the team.

"I said, 'Can you play for us?' " said Renteria. We talked to her a little bit but before we were talking to her, she was talking to someone and she wanted to warm up.

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