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104-year-old Orioles fan throws out the ceremonial first pitch

Advice from Old People on How to Live for Longer



By JOHN DORN

Ceremonial first pitches often offer chances at some uplifting moments for baseball fans, and Saturday was no different during the Baltimore Orioles game at Camden Yards.

Before the team's bout with the Washington Nationals, 104-year-old Cora Purcell took the field to toss the game's first pitch. Considering her age, we're absolutely calling this one a strike. (GIF via For The Win.)



This was a common theme on Saturday, though. In Seattle, 108-year-old Evelyn Jones threw the game's first pitch:




Not a bad toss at all.

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