When it comes to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, some are celebrities, some are heroes, while still others may be longtime fans.
On Tuesday at Chase Field, the distinction was reserved for a young child who nearly lost his life only two years ago.
Micah Andrews suffered a life-threatening spinal cord injury in a car accident when he was 2 years old. Dr. Nicholas Theodore performed the highly complex surgery that not only saved Micah's life, but led him to a truly miraculous recovery.
Together, the duo was honored by the D-backs and threw out a memorable first pitch in front of the captivated crowd.