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Michael Phelps goes from pool to mound, will throw out first pitch at NLDS game

Michael Phelps goes from pool to mound, will throw out first pitch at NLDS game

But will he yell “O” during the national anthem?

Arizona transplant and Baltimore native Michael Phelps will throw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the National League Division Series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers in Phoenix on Monday night.

Phelps retweeted the Diamondbacks’ announcement, saying, “Hope I make it over the plate!!”

The Olympic gold medalist and Orioles fan is no stranger to the baseball diamond. In 2003, he threw out the first pitch at an Orioles game to B.J. Surhoff. And in 2013, he took part in batting practice with the Orioles during spring training in Florida, where it was reported he had...