Kevin Harvick throws first pitch at Yankees Stadium

BRONX, N.Y. (Aug. 11, 2011) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday night’s Major League Baseball matchup between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels at Yankees Stadium.
The Yankees won Wednesday night’s game 9-3 over the Angels, placing them in the lead of the American League Wild Card race.
“I had a great time last night at Yankee Stadium,” Harvick said. “I can now say I have thrown out the first pitch at the old Yankee Stadium as well as the new one, which will be a memory I will never forget. It was also great to see my two good friends Joe Girardi (Yankees team manager) and Gene Monahan (Yankees head athletic trainer), who will be retiring at the end of this season after 50 years within the Yankees organization.”

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