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Nick Balenger throws out the first pitch during West Springfield Little League’s Opening Day Ceremony on Saturday, April 6, in front of 750 fans.

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The Comeback Kid

Paralyzed after tragic accident, Nick Balenger throws out WSLL’s Opening Day pitch.

"You always get a special kick on Opening Day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen,” said baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.


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