But will he scream “O” during a inhabitant anthem?
Arizona transplant and Baltimore local Michael Phelps will chuck out a initial representation during Game 3 of a National League Division Series between a Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers in Phoenix on Monday night.
Phelps retweeted a Diamondbacks’ announcement, saying, “Hope we make it over a plate!!”
The Olympic bullion medalist and Orioles fan is no foreigner to a ball diamond. In 2003, he threw out a initial representation during an Orioles diversion to B.J. Surhoff. And in 2013, he took partial in batting use with a Orioles during open training in Florida, where it was reported he had varying success.
Phelps showed his Baltimore sports honour too when he was on a award mount receiving his 20th bullion award in a Summer Olympics final year in Rio. Someone in a throng yelled out “O” during a inhabitant anthem as Baltimore fans do, causing Phelps to laugh. He after said, “Back in Maryland, we all say, ‘O.’”
Chase Field, home of a Diamondbacks, and is an partner for a Arizona State University float team, where his longtime manager Bob Bowman coaches.
The Diamondbacks route a series, 0-2. The diversion will start during 10:08 p.m. and be promote on TBS.