WATCH: Jim Thome tosses ridiculously wild ceremonial first pitch

WATCH: Jim Thome tosses ridiculously wild ceremonial first pitch
April 12, 2014, 12:00 am
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Charlie Roumeliotis

Jim Thome registered 612 home runs throughout his 22-year MLB career, which ranks 7th on the all-time list. And there's a reason he became a hitter, not a pitcher.

Thome — who's now a special assistant to White Sox general manager Rick Hahn — tossed out the first pitch Friday for the Charlotte Knights — the White Sox Class-AAA affiliate — on their Opening Day and it didn't go too well.

[MORE: Jim Thome recalls memorable White Sox 'blackout' game]

It was ... juuuust a bit outside.

Check out the full video above and a GIF of Thome's throw (courtesy of For the Win):