The Cleveland Indians invited Browns first-round pick Johnny Manziel to throw out the first pitch – on $1 hot dog night – before Wednesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox.
But much like draft night, Johnny Football waited, and waited, and waited.
After a 2-1/2 rain delay, alas, Manziel didn’t get a chance to show how his two-seam fastball would’ve been delivered better than 50 Cent’s slider (and other celeb throwers):
— SB Nation (@SBNation) May 30, 2014
Alas, all was not lost.
The quarterback, along with rookie teammate Justin Gilbert waved to the crowd for nearly two hours from their front-row seats at Progressive Field.
Manziel also flashed his patented money sign as typical Browns chants echoed throughout the ballpark, according to cleveland.com