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Child with bilateral hand transplant throws first pitch at Orioles game

Tuesday night's ceremonial first pitch at Camden Yards was in no way an ordinary first pitch.

It came courtesy of Zion Harvey, a 9-year-old from from Owings Mills, Maryland, who became the first child in the world to undergo a bilateral hand transplant last summer at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, according to an Orioles media release.

Harvey, who lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection when he was 2, started the Baltimore OriolesTexas Rangers game with an impressive toss to O's outfielder Adam Jones.

The team snapped some nice photos of Zion prior to the game.

Zion Harvey, the first child in the world to undergo a bilateral hand transplant, throwing out tonight's 1st pitch. pic.twitter.com/eD60wb9Co4

— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) August 2, 2016

Zion Harvey underwent the bilateral hand transplant procedure at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia last summer pic.twitter.com/7cAtLtEGMB

— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) August 3, 2016

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