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Sport Simone Biles flips, twists, throws first pitch at World Series Game 2

03:40  24 october  2019
03:40  24 october  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Biles isn't the only athlete scheduled to help get Game 2 started. Olympic boxer and Houston-native Marlen Esparza is scheduled to give the "Play Ball" call to The national anthem will be sung by USAF Airman First Class Leah Fox. You can watch Game 2 of the World Series on October 23 on FOX 26!

Simone Biles wins fifth women's all-around title at world gymnastics. It was Simone Biles ' 22nd medal at the world championships, putting her just Houston's shining star Simone Biles will throw out the ceremonial first pitch . Olympic champion boxer and Houston native Marlen Esparza will call 'Play Ball.'

Simone Biles showed off the talent that’s earned her 25 world gymnastics championships medals, backflipping (with a twist) before throwing the ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.

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“Gymnastics is the only sport I’ve ever done, so when it comes to anything else, I’m literally terrified,” she said before the pitch. “So I get more nervous doing this stuff than competing, which is really weird. So, yeah, hopefully I don’t end up on celebrity fails.”

Biles was born in Columbus but moved to Texas at age 3 and was raised in the Houston suburb of Spring. She still lives and trains in the Houston area.

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Biles isn't the only athlete scheduled to help get Game 2 started. Olympic boxer and Houston-native Marlen Esparza is scheduled to give the "Play Ball" call to The national anthem will be sung by USAF Airman First Class Leah Fox. You can watch Game 2 of the World Series on October 23 on FOX 26!

Game 2 of the World Series has started with a twist — from Simone Biles . The Olympic champion gymnast did a twisting backflip from in front of the The packed crowd at Minute Maid Park roared for Biles , a Houston native. The fans were still standing when Justin Verlander threw the first pitch for

Biles previously threw an acrobatic first pitch at an Astros game in July 2016, one month before she won four gold medals at the Rio Olympics.

Also Wednesday, Marlen Esparza, a Houston native who in 2012 became the first U.S. Olympic women’s boxing medalist, was scheduled to call “Play Ball!” before the game.

Other Olympians could be in the running for World Series appearances. Swimming gold medalists Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky are from the Houston and D.C. areas, respectively.

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