Fan who threw 96 mph in radar gun booth shines in Athletics minor league debut

Nathan Patterson’s dream year continued in his debut for the Oakland Athletics organization last week.

Patterson, the fan who was signed after hitting 96 mph in a stadium radar gun booth, made his first appearance with the A’s in the Rookie-level Arizona League.

He struck out all three batters he faced.

Source: Cassandra Negley, Yahoo Sports

1 comment for “Fan who threw 96 mph in radar gun booth shines in Athletics minor league debut

  1. August 19, 2019 at 10:10 am

    This is a great story.

    But he’s 23 and this happened in the lowest level of affiliated ball in this country. But if Tim Tebow can make it to Triple-A – who knows what can happen here.

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