A baseball fan threw a pitch that clocked in at 96 miles per hour during a stadium speed challenge. Two weeks later, he was signed to a team as a Major League Baseball player.
Nathan Patterson, 23, attended a Colorado Rockies game with his brother on July 15, and his pitch went viral on Twitter.
His brother Christian tweeted, "Let's get him signed!"
And 2 weeks later...he’s now a professional athlete@Athletics @MLB pic.twitter.com/zLnwQKMcRH
— Christian Patterson (@cpatterson_7) August 2, 2019
Nathan posted Instagram photos of himself signing a contract with the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night. Read more...More about Twitter, Baseball, Viral Video, Culture, and Web Culture