Katie Ledecky asked Bryce Harper to babysit her medals while she threw first pitch
It’s that feeling we all know too well: when you have to hand off all your Olympic gold medals so you can comfortably throw a pitch at a Major League Baseball game.
Formidable swimmer Katie Ledecky won five medals — four gold, one silver — in Rio. And dang, those things are heavy when you wear them all at once. So when Ledecky threw the first pitch at a Washington Nationals game on Wednesday, she needed a temporary medal-sitter.
Luckily, major league MVP Bryce Harper was right there to help.
And of course, Ledecky threw a fast one. Read more…