Michael Phelps Set To Throw First Pitch At DBacks Playoff Game

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by Retta Race 7

October 07th, 2017 Lifestyle, News

28-time Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps, is used to performing in front of giant crowds, but the GOAT is set to take on a different kind of stage in the near future.

The American icon is set to throw out the first pitch before the Major League Baseball playoff game between host Arizona Diamondbacks and National League Division Series rival the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, October 9th at 7:08pm (MT). The showdown takes place at Chase Field in Phoenix, just about 30 minutes away from Phelps’ homestead in Tempe.


32-year-old Phelps continues to build-up his post-retirement resume with plenty of happenings outside the pool, including teaming up with Nulo Foods, joining the board of an Australian mental health company, and appearing at celebrity golf tournaments.

He continues to be a mental health advocate, being recognized with former teammate Allison Schmitt as Honorary Chairpersons of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Health Awareness Day national event earlier this year. Phelps is also set to appear in the IndieFlix film entitled, ‘Angst’, a ‘ 56-minute film and virtual reality experience that explores anxiety, its causes, effects and what we can do about it.’

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5 years ago

Mr. Phelps is not a local. D-Backs can do better

Reply to  Swim
5 years ago

Yes he is

crooked donald
5 years ago

Boomer with Dre Beats on in one arm, throws with the other.

crooked donald
5 years ago

Over/under on bounce to the plate?

5 years ago

Do not wear Mom Jeans .

5 years ago

Hope he doesn’t one hip it!

phelps swims 200 breast rio
5 years ago

Predicting his wind up will be his signature arm flap.

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Former Masters swimmer and coach Loretta (Retta) thrives on a non-stop but productive schedule. Nowadays, that includes having just earned her MBA while working full-time in IT while owning French 75 Boutique while also providing swimming insight for BBC.

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