Travis Kelce Gets A Shot At ‘Redemption’ After Throwing Out Horrendous First Pitch

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Kansas City Chiefs superstar Travis Kelce is the best tight end in the NFL today.

In fact, when it’s all said and done Kelce may have an argument that we was the best tight end in the NFL all-time.

What Kelce is not, however, is a very good baseball player.

We learned that fact when he threw out the first pitch on Opening Day for his hometown Cleveland Guardians.

Kelce’s superstar teammate Patrick Mahomes, who is the son of a former MLB player and was selected in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers, let his star pass catcher know just how bad his pitch was.

Kelce even took the airwaves to explain himself on his New Heights podcast with brother Jason.


Trav had to share his side of what went wrong with his first pitch 😂 @buffalowildwings

♬ original sound – New Heights

“I was never special on the mound,” he said of his pitching abilities. “I was never comfortable on the mound. When I played baseball I was a right fielder.”

He then apologized to Guardians ace Shane Bieber, who was serving as the catcher for the pitch.

“I was so happy that Shane Bieber got out of the way. I feel like I put his life in danger,” Kelce said.

But he didn’t give up. In fact, Kelce asked for a shot at redemption.

“I gotta get on the mound. Somebody please give me a chance. Give me a chance,” he pleaded. “I’m gonna ask Pat Mahomes. He’s an owner of the Royals. Let me see if I can get the Royals to give me a chance.”

Now he’ll get that chance.

The Kansas City Royals invited Kelce to throw out the first pitch against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. No pressure, Travis.

It’s not like the entire world will be watching to see if you spike the ball into the ground again.