Hailey's Hand In the News

Fox News
Jun. 21, 2018

Eight-year-old Hailey Dawson is halfway to her goal of throwing the first pitch at every Major League Baseball stadium. She has thrown the first pitch at 15 out of 30 MLB stadiums and expects to complete her mission by mid-September of this year, Fox 9 reported.

KSTP-TV
Jun. 20, 2018

A little girl is throwing out the first pitch at the Tuesday night's Twins game. What makes her unique is that the 8-year-old doesn't have a working hand on her throwing arm.

KMOV-TV
Jun. 14, 2018

8-year-old Hailey Dawson threw out the first pitch using her 3D-printed hand in the Cardinals’ 7:15 p.m. matchup against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

Dayton Daily News
Jun. 14, 2018

She has a dream of throwing the first pitch at every major league ballpark. Now, she’s one step closer to achieving it.

WGN-TV
Jun. 13, 2018

Hailey Dawson, an 8-year-old who was born missing three fingers due to a rare disease, threw out the first pitch at Tuesday’s White Sox game against the Cleveland Indians.

MLB.com
May. 31, 2018

Hailey Dawson is what some might call an expert, even at 8 years old and with a prosthetic hand.

Denver Post
May. 31, 2018

Hailey Dawson, an 8-year-old from Henderson, Nev., who was born without three fingers on her throwing hand, threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Rockies’ series finale against the San ...

KDVR—Fox 31 Denver
May. 31, 2018

The Colorado Rockies had a very special guest to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday night’s game.

CBS Denver
May. 30, 2018

Eight-year-old Hailey Dawson is a lifelong baseball fan.

Chicago Sun Times
May. 1, 2018

Hailey Dawson is on a mission to throw out the first pitch at all 30 major-league ballparks. This weekend, the 8-year-old will be in Chicago, marking off ballpark No. 6.

New York Times
Apr. 27, 2018

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Call to the Pen
Apr. 13, 2018

There have been some great first pitches over the years. This collection includes a well-thrown toss from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, a less-than-perfect throw from Chewbacca, acrobatic heaves from a Cirque de Solei performer and gymnast Simone Biles, and an impressive first-pitch fastball from Colin Kaepernick that was the fastest of the bunch. Some first pitches tug at your heartstrings and others, like Snoop Dogg, Carley Rae Jepsen, and 50 Cent, are frighteningly bad.