Patrick Mahomes at a celebrity softball game. Jun 2, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates with actor Paul Rudd during the annual Big Slick celebrity softball game prior to a game between the Kansas City Royals and Colorado Rockies at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes is known to the NFL world as a great athlete. It seems like that also translates over to the baseball diamond, as he flashed his ability in a celebrity softball game on Friday.

Mahomes took part in the Big Slick celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium, the home of the Kansas City Royals. He made sure to remind the world that he was once a star baseball player. 

He stepped to the plate and hit an inside-the-park home run, with an assist from some pretty terrible defense from the opposing team.


Mahomes is well known for his ridiculous passes where he is sometimes not even looking at his receiver. He brought some of that magic to the field, making a ridiculous behind-the-back throw once they took the field to get out the runner at first from the third base position.

Many took notice of his special day on the field and question what can’t Mahomes do as an athlete.


While it was impressive to see Mahomes perform so well in another sport, he does have a bit of an unfair advantage over everyone he was playing against.

He has plenty of life experience on the baseball diamond, playing baseball all throughout high school and even getting drafted in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. His dad also pitched in the MLB for 11 seasons from 1992-2003.

Mahomes seemingly had fun, but he likely plans to stick to his main sport of football moving forward.

“Football game next!!!” Mahomes tweeted after the game.

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About Reice Shipley

Reice Shipley is a staff writer for Comeback Media that graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Sports Media. He previously worked at Barrett Sports Media and is a fan of all things Syracuse sports.