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70-year-old Yankees fan receives ‘thrill of a lifetime’ as honorary bat girl


Lifelong New York Yankees fan, Gwen Goldman, was invited to throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium 60 years after being rejected when she wrote to the team asking to be a batgirl. After Goldman’s daughter found the letter and sent it to the Yankees, General Manager Brian Cashman invited the retired pre-school social worker to serve as an honorary bat girl and throw out the first pitch.