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Watch Dr. Fauci throw Opening Day first pitch juuuuuust a bit outside

Dr. Anthony Fauci threw out the first pitch on Thursday to open the 2020 MLB season. We’ve got video.

National Institute of of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci throws out the ceremonial first pitch before MLB Opening Day between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees and Washington Nationals have gotten the 2020 MLB season underway, and they opened it with a special treat. Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has grown into a trusted face during the Covid-19 pandemic, had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at Nationals Park.

We’ve now got video! It was not a great first pitch, but there was certainly just a little bit of nerves for the good doctor. Here’s a look at Dr. Fauci throwing out the first pitch to get Opening Day underway in the nation’s capital.