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Carlos Gomez’s No. 1 Fan can throw better than 50 Cent. His fan is a teenage girl.


(Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports)

Jordan Hynum is one lucky girl. Not only did she get to meet her idol Carlos Gomez face-to-face at an April Milwaukee Brewers game, where her emotional reaction went viral, but on Tuesday, Gomez surprised her again. Gomez pulled the young lady out of the stands and let her dole out the first pitch.

That’s a pretty good throw, and the high-school sophomore really kept her composure this time. Hynum, who plays softball, told the Brewers’ official blog: “Adrenaline took over, it was very cool.” Perhaps she can give 50 Cent some tips to improve his arm

Marissa Payne writes for The Early Lead, a fast-breaking sports blog, where she focuses on what she calls the “cultural anthropological” side of sports, aka “mostly the fun stuff.” She is also an avid WWE fan.
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