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Mariners take the Vedder Cup to new lows

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It may be hard to believe, but last year the Padres set a good record. Agnes McKee, at 105 years young, became the oldest person to throw the honorary first pitch at a baseball game. Rene Rivera was her catcher on July 20, 2014, and while it wasn't exactly a strike, it was still a solid debut on (okay, in front of) the mound for the Oceanside resident.

Well, our hated interleague rivals didn't even have the common decency to let Agnes hold the record for a year. At last night's Mariners game, Evelyn Jones threw out the first pitch on her 108th birthday. While Agnes may not hold the record any more, she can take comfort in the fact that she's got a way better pitch, and her team plays real baseball.

With this season's series over, look for the Padres to put together some retaliation for the 2016 Vedder Cup.