"She threw a flawless pitch". At least we got a nice follow-up sister act in Chicago though!
Move over, Sister Jean.
It's not unusual for dignitaries to step on the mound at Major League Baseball games to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and these haven't always gone so well (yes, we're talking about you, "Howard Stern Show" producer Gary "Baba Booey" Dell'Abate). That's quite apparent given her ability to spin a ball for a strike from over 60 feet away, something that most Americans couldn't dream of doing, let alone in front of thousands of fans.More news: Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara, no casualties
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck stole the show with her epic first pitch before Saturday's White Sox game.
Marian Catholic High School's Sister Mary Jo Sobieck prepares to throw the ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox on August 18, 2018 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago. She had a mitt and a ball. He threw it back to her and she fielded it barehanded.
Following Sister Jean's star turn during Loyola-Chicago's Cinderella run in this past spring's NCAA tournament, the world was introduced to Sister Mary Jo Sobieck on Saturday.More news: Afghan President announces ceasefire if Taliban agrees, too
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, originally from St. Cloud, Minn., now works at Marian Catholic High School in IL.
According to the Northwest Indiana Times, Sobieck is a graduate of Cathedral high School in St. Cloud in 1987.More news: United Kingdom woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia