50 Cent has been “Patiently Ready” for a shot at redemption — and the Mets are lastly prepared to offer him that chance.
The Mets invited the Queens native, also referred to as Curtis Jackson, to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in some unspecified time in the future this season, giving 50 Cent a possibility to redeem himself for his 2014 gaffe.
“Hey @50cent, we heard you are able to redeem your self?! Right here is your invite to throw out a primary pitch this season. Toss a strike this time! #50FirstPitch,” the Mets wrote on Twitter Thursday.
The Mets beforehand had 50 Cent throw out the primary pitch earlier than a Mets-Pirates sport in Might 2014. The rapper’s pitch sailed about 15 ft to the left of catcher Travis d’Arnaud. The pitch was so unhealthy Rafael Montero and Jon Niese could not include their laughter as they walked off the sector.
Video of the terrible first pitch has practically 2.four million views on YouTube.
Earlier Thursday, 50 Cent addressed his notorious outing — which many have referred to as the worst first pitch in historical past — and mentioned he hopes to at some point restore his popularity on the mound
“I used to be throwing like, ‘Oh man, I am about to throw a strike 100 miles an hour.’ However that [expletive] rattling close to killed a cameraman!” 50 Cent mentioned, in line with MLB.