First child with a bilateral hand transplant throws out first pitch at Camden Yards

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Quite a moment in Baltimore last night as Zion Harvey, a 9-year-old from from Owings Mills, Maryland, threw out the first pitch before the O’s-Rangers game. But it wasn’t just any first pitch.

Last year Harvey became the first child in the world to undergo a bilateral hand transplant. He had lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection when he was 2 and underwent hand transplant surgery in Philadelphia last year. Here is before his first pitch:

 

And go here is the first pitch, which he thew to Adam Jones.