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Meissner throws out first pitch at O's-Angels

Updated: April 14, 2006, 8:36 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Kimmie Meissner can do a triple axel without blinking. What really gets her nervous is throwing a baseball in front of thousands of people.

Meissner, who won the World Figure Skating Championships title last month, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Camden Yards on Friday night before the Baltimore Orioles-Los Angeles Angels game.

"This is big. It's so different," she said before walking to the mound. "Skating, I really know what I'm doing. This I don't really know."

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