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This KBO first pitch was a literal ball of fire

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Korean baseball teams have taught us to expect incredible first pitches, but we weren't quite ready for this literalization of baseball's favorite metaphor. Sure, we've maybe implied that some players can throw hot fire, but the KT Wiz started their home opener with a first pitch that was literally a burning baseball meteor careening into the stadium:

Our expectations for the word "flamethrower" just got a whole lot higher.

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