The Celeb Guide to Throwing Out a First Pitch

In honor of the World Series, we've rounded up examples of the finest form we've seen this season

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AIM HIGH

PITCH PERFECT
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Edie Falco knows that a good arch will prevent your pitch from going the way of Carly Rae Jepsen's infamous throw.

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GET DRESSED UP TO DO IT

GET DRESSED UP TO DO IT
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Show the crowd you care to be there, as J.K. Simmons does in his button-down and coordinating slacks.

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PLAY UP YOUR HOMETOWN APPEAL

PLAY UP YOUR HOMETOWN APPEAL
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New York City native Jimmy Kimmel knows he already has the crowd's support.

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CHANNEL YOUR SPORTY SIDE

CHANNEL YOUR SPORTY SIDE
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She's a comedian, an actress and a designer, but Rebel Wilson almost has us fooled into thinking she's an athlete in her pristine jersey and cap.

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OR BRING YOUR OWN STYLE TO THE MOUND

OR BRING YOUR OWN STYLE TO THE MOUND
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We don't know if this pitch is good or not because we're so focused on Nina Agdal's adorable getup.

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GET IN WITH THE MASCOT

GET IN WITH THE MASCOT
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He's there for you, as evidenced by the Blue Jays' bird Ace at the ready to lend Kim Cattrall a hand.

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WE'RE NOT KIDDING

WE'RE NOT KIDDING
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Seriously, charm him. Heck after this kiss he might even go ahead and throw the ball for Erin Heatherton!

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GIVE IT SOME MUSCLE

GIVE IT SOME MUSCLE
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But first you have to build it, like Noah Galloway obviously has.

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LET YOUR HAIR DOWN

LET YOUR HAIR DOWN
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This pitch doesn't even count for anything, so just go with it, à la Debra Messing.

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TUG AT OUR HEARTSTRINGS

TUG AT OUR HEARTSTRINGS
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How could you not clap for the Bushes after this display?

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DON'T BE AFRAID TO SHOW OFF

DON'T BE AFRAID TO SHOW OFF
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Mario Lopez did play a stellar athlete on Saved by the Bell, after all.

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BRING YOUR ENERGY

BRING YOUR ENERGY
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Heck, Johnny Knoxville seemingly runs the bases after his big moment!

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DON'T FORGET THE GLOVE

DON'T FORGET THE GLOVE
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Who knows if the pitcher might get excited and toss the ball back to you, right, Lea Thompson?

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PUT YOUR PATRIOTISM ON DISPLAY

PUT YOUR PATRIOTISM ON DISPLAY
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This is a sport in which we take breaks to sing the national anthem and "God Bless America," as Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson obviously knows.

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PICK A NICE DAY TO DO IT

PICK A NICE DAY TO DO IT
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Sunshine = advantage. Rain = that ball is totally going to slip out of your hands. Well played, Billie Joe Armstrong.

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PUT YOUR WHOLE BODY INTO IT

PUT YOUR WHOLE BODY INTO IT
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Honestly we don't have anything to critique here; we're quite impressed by Marcia Gay Harden's form.

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WHEN IN DOUBT, WAVE

WHEN IN DOUBT, WAVE
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Everyone's just excited to see a celebrity (like Nancy O'Dell) at their baseball game, anyway.

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