Two-Time World Champion & 2004 Olympic Medalist Andre Ward Throws out a’s Ceremonial First Pitch at Bay Bridge Series
Last evening, Two-Time World Champion and 2004 Olympic Medalist Andre Ward took to the Oakland Athletics’ mound for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of game two of the Bay Bridge Series against the San Francisco Giants.
Prior to the pitch, Ward warmed up on-field and asked fans for pitching advice on Facebook Live.
A proud Oakland native, the undefeated Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) will return to the ring on Saturday, August 6 at Oracle Arena to continue his conquest of the light heavyweight division when he takes on power-punching Columbian Alexander Brand (25-1, 19 KOs).
The event will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Follow the conversation using #WardBrand.
Photos by Khristopher “Squint” Sandifer