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Fauci’s First Pitch Was So Bad It’s Hard to Watch

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Dr. Anthony Fauci threw out the ceremonial first pitch last night at the Nats home opener. Though, it’s unclear whether what happened could be accurately categorized as a “pitch.” Take a look.

While we’re reassured Fauci clearly was spending his time trying to flatten the curve instead of practicing his curveball, that doesn’t mean America’s favorite doctor is safe from a good roast. Here are some of our favorite takes from Twitter.

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Jane Recker
Assistant Editor

Jane is a Chicago transplant who now calls Cleveland Park her home. Before joining Washingtonian, she wrote for Smithsonian Magazine and the Chicago Sun-Times. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she studied journalism and opera.