With a single toss at Petco Park on Sunday, Agnes McKee has completely redefined the concept of the "Bucket List." McKee, who turned 105 years young Wednesday, became the oldest person to ever throw out a ceremonial first pitch. And she did so in style, donning a San Diego Padres uniform and a furious underhand windup that would make softball ace Jennie Finch proud.
Despaigne is oh-so close
Perhaps inspired by McKee's pregame vigor on the mound, Padres rookie pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne was just four outs away from San Diego’s first ever no-hitter Sunday afternoon against the New York Mets. With two down in the 8th inning, New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy doubled to left-center to spoil Despaigne's hopes at the no-no.
The Claret Jug now belongs to Rory McIlroy, who won the 143rd British Open Championship by two strokes Sunday. McIlroy becomes only the third golfer to win three majors by the age of 25, joining Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus on the exclusive list.
McIlroy's ex meanwhile, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, beat Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 to win the Istanbul Cup on Sunday too.
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