Gattis, McCann make emotional return for World Series

Houston Chronicle
Gattis, McCann make emotional return for World Series
Gattis, McCann make emotional return for World Series

Caption Close The ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game – even a World Series game – usually doesn't carry with it a ton of emotion. Game 1's first pitch felt different Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Brian McCann and Evan Gattis, teammates on the Astros 2017 World Series championship team, strode onto the field wearing orange Astros jerseys over their collared shirts and blue jeans and soaked in an ovation usually reserved for a pitch that actually counts. McCann patted his heart and pointed to the crowd as he headed to the mound, while Gattis bashfully kept his chin tucked into his jersey as he prepared to squat behind home plate. After McCann delivered a lollipop of a strike right

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