A 92-year-old World War II veteran threw out the first pitch at an MLB game

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Memorial Day and Major League Baseball seem to go hand-in-hand, and on Monday, the Seattle Mariners got it right.

Before the Mariners' matinee victory against the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field, the team brought out a very special and deserving baseball fan: 92-year-old United States Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer Burke Waldron, who served in World War II.

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Waldron spryly jogged out to the mound, took the rubber, and fired a pitch to catcher Steve Clevenger.

On an afternoon dedicated to those who've served the United States, the Mariners chose a great way to begin an afternoon of America's pastime.

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