Did You See Thursday's Very Special First Pitch At The K?

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

KANSAS CITY (WIBW) -- Fans at Kauffman Stadium were treated to a very special first pitch on Thursday night.

Before the Royals ran out onto the field to face the mighty Twins of Minnesota, Tom Willis took the hill for the ceremonial first toss. According to his website, Willis was born with no arms.

Yet, he's already thrown out the first ball at several major league ballparks as part of his Pitch for Awareness tour.

According to the Royals website, Willis is in Kansas City to "share his message of awareness of the abilities of persons with disabilities."

While he's here, he'll also participate in the Royals' Charities 5K Run/Walk on Saturday. The race benefits Variety Children's Charity of Greater Kansas City.

Scroll down for the video - and, of course, the obligatory GIF.


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