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The first person to throw a pitch in a Major League Baseball game was Bobby Mathews of the Fort Wayne Kekiongas against the Cleveland Forest Cities on May 4, 1871. The first batter in a major league game, Deacon White, hit a double. I don't know if it was on the first pitch, though.

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