- Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu threw out the first pitch of the Seattle Mariners baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.
- During the ceremonial pitch, Yu wore a Seattle Mariners shirt emblazoned with the name “Ichiro,” after the legendary Japanese baseball star Ichiro Suzuki.
- In 2014, Yu became the first Asian, first Latina and first openly gay justice to be appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court.
Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu donned a special uniform and threw the first pitch of a Seattle Mariners baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.
Yu, who is an avid Seattle Mariners fan, was asked to do the ceremonial pitch at T-Mobile Park in Seattle in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Some spectators were shocked after witnessing a man using his own son as a blunt weapon to hit a rival fan during a baseball game in Yokohama, Japan earlier this week.
The clip of the incident, which was shared on social media, shows the man being escorted out by stadium security guards during a Nippon Professional Baseball match between the Hanshin Tigers and the Yokohama DeNA BayStars on Tuesday night, according to Daily Mail.