History was made Sunday afternoon at Angels stadium as 8 year old, Hailey Dawson, achieved her quest to become the first person the throw out the first pitch at all thirty Major League ballparks using her robotic right hand that was made by a 3-D printer.
An inspiring journey that began more than three years ago was completed at Angel Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as 8-year-old Hailey Dawson achieved her quest to become the first person to throw out the first pitch at all 30 Major League ballparks.
Hailey Dawson and her 3D-printed hand accomplished historic 'Journey to 30' MLB parks
A year ago, the world met Hailey Dawson, a young girl who has a 3D-printed right hand. Hailey loves baseball, and back then, she said her goal was to throw out a first pitch — with her 3D-printed hand, of course — at every major league ballpark. And just over 12 months later, the 8-year-old accomplished her inspiring “Journey to 30” when she threw out a first pitch at her 30th and final MLB park on Sunday.
Hailey Dawson's incredible journey to pitch at every MLB stadium with a 3D-printed hand
Hailey Dawson likes to be photographed with her 3D-printed hand front and center. Sometimes she curls it into a fist and flexes her biceps. Other times she keeps it flat as a pancake, elbow bent into a classic dab.
A new hand, a new ballpark: Girl throws first pitch at D-Backs game with 3D-printed hand
Gripping a baseball in her Arizona Diamondbacks-detailed 3D-printed hand, 8-year-old Hailey Dawson leaned forward and pitched her 22nd ceremonial first pitch to outfielder David Peralta at Chase Field on Saturday.