Dr. Fauci throws a perfect “social distance” pitch in MLB’s season opener

On baseball’s opening day, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci throws the first pitch for the Washington Nationals. His pitch was more than just a hair outside. Call it a “social distance” pitch (definitely more than six feet from the target). No fans were in the stands; just cardboard cutouts.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

2 thoughts on “Dr. Fauci throws a perfect “social distance” pitch in MLB’s season opener”

  1. He pitched a properly distanced pitch and then immediately violated social distance with that fist bump!

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