On This Day in 2001, Randy Johnson Hit a Bird with a Pitch During a Game

Kenny Dorset@kdorsetDirector of Social MediaMarch 24, 2014

On March 24, 2001, pitcher Randy Johnson hit a bird with a pitch during the seventh inning of a spring-training game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants. 

The dove exploded instantly after being hit with the 90-plus mph pitch. 

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