Today, Olympic Gold Medalist, Michael Phelps, will be throwing out the first pitch at the Diamondbacks game!
The swimmer, who won 23 gold medals during his Olympic career, is tossing the first pitch in honor of the Michael Phelps Foundation’s commitment to water safety as part of Drowning Impact Awareness Month (August), the Diamondbacks announced. The foundation has implemented its learn-to-swim, wellness and goal-setting program – IM – this summer in Arizona. It has reached more than 1,000 local children.
It is for a great cause to create awareness for! The pitch is set to take place around 5pm mst!