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Erika Polidori was honoured at the Brantford Red Sox game on Friday, August 27.

Erika Polidori throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the Brantford Red Sox took on the Hamilton Cardinals on Friday, August 27.

Polidori, a Brantford native and member of Team Canada’s bronze-medal winning softball team, met with fans, posed for several photos and threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game. 

Fans gave Polidori a warm welcome as she headed out to the mound to throw out the first pitch to Red Sox CF Gianfranco Morello. 

Polidori threw a strike before heading off the field to enjoy some Intercounty Baseball League action between the Hamilton Cardinals and her hometown Brantford Red Sox.

Erika Polidori poses for a photo with Red Sox CF Gianfranco Morello after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on Friday, August 27.

Red Sox SS John Dziomba takes a close look at Erika Polidori’s Olympic bronze medal she won at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
A couple of youngsters take a closer look at Erika Polidori’s Olympic bronze medal she won at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erika Polidori, member of the Olympic bronze medal winning softball team, chats with a couple of residents before the Brantford Red Sox game on Friday, August 27.
Emmett Cooper poses for a photo with Olympic bronze-medallist Erika Polidori on Friday, August 27.
Erika Polidori, member of the Olympic bronze medal winning softball team, waves to the crowd before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.

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