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Texans' Watt throws out first pitch while on crutches

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73   //    28 Oct 2017, 06:16 IST
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J.J. Watt

Not even a broken leg could stop Houston Texans star J.J. Watt from throwing out the first pitch before game three of the MLB World Series.

Watt – one of the most popular people in Houston – was carted out to the mound at Minute Maid Park on Friday after suffering a broken leg on October 8.

Accompanied by his soccer player girlfriend Kealia Ohai of the Houston Dash, Watt threw a pitch from the base of the mound that missed the plate, but nobody really cared as the Astros look to take a 2-1 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Watt raised more than $37million to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area.

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The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year is a frontrunner to be named the 2017 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year. 

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