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Todd Graham, Rich Rodriguez To Throw First Pitches For Arizona Diamondbacks On Opening Day

Former West Virginia coach Rich Rodriguez (now the head coach at Arizona) and former Pitt coach Todd Graham (now the head coach at Arizona State) are throwing out the first pitches for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Opening Day on Friday, SB Nation Arizona notes.

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Both these guys are villains at their former schools, so let the jokes begin! My Twitter feed is filled with them. Pitt Blather:

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The throw was fine by #FraudGraham, it was a problem with the mound. #HighOctanePitching

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Pitt Script:

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"Funny thing, Penni Graham has always been a HUGE D-Backs fan."

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Victory Lights:

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30 min. before the 1st pitch Todd Graham will send a txt saying he is on his way to Texas to throw the 1st pitch there.

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Well-played, Pitt bloggers. WVU fans, let's hear from you on this one. You haven't had many of opportunities to stand in solidarity with Pitt fans, but it looks like the state of Arizona is going to provide you with a bunch in the next several years.

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Or -- who are we kidding? -- one year. Graham's next dream job surely is just right around the corner.

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For more on Pitt, check out Cardiac Hill. For more on West Virginia sports, check out The Smoking Musket.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.