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Sotomayor's first pitch a strike

Updated: September 26, 2009, 8:43 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Sonia Sotomayor was right down the middle with her ceremonial pitch at Yankee Stadium.

The newest Supreme Court Justice, a New York Yankees fan from the Bronx, threw out the pitch before New York beat the Boston Red Sox 3-0 on Saturday.

"She walked off, and I said, 'We'll be calling you next week with a contract,'" Yankees manager Joe Girardi recalled. "And she said she'd stick to her day job."

Wearing a Yankees jersey, she was accompanied to the field by Yankees ...

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