Sep 21, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; MMA fighter Conor McGregor throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Minnesota Twins at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

MMA fighter Conor McGregor threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley Field before Tuesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Minnesota Twins, and it was nowhere close.

The left-handed McGregor showed off a unique wind-up, and then sent a pitch closer to the third base dugout than home plate.

The reaction from Cubs slugger Patrick Wisdom is also great:

That’s certainly one of the worst first pitches in history, but it’s still hard to top the 50 Cent pitch from 2014 at Citi Field. Here’s how the two pitches look side by side:

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