Roger Staubach ought to do fine when he throws out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Texas Rangers home opener at 1:05 p.m. April 5.
First off, he had a great arm as a HOF quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys.
Second, he’s kept himself in good condition for a man of 68 who took a beating in the NFL.
But his ace in the hole — Staubach was captain of the Navy baseball team and batted .422 during college. In this interview from last year he even said baseball takes more skill and coordination than football.
These other attempts at throwing out the first pitches attest to the fact that baseball is harder than it looks: