As mentioned earlier, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was at Comerica Park on Friday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Tigers and Pirates. He also took part in batting practice with the Tigers and hit a home run. We now have video of the homer, and you can check it out below.
Johnson attended the game with his fellow receivers, and Nate Burleson also took part in some batting practice and hit a ball to the warning track. He wasn't able to send one out like Johnson, but like I said before, it's no real surprise Johnson was able to go yard. He's a freakish athlete, and in high school he played baseball and even drew some interest from the Cincinnati Reds.
As for the game he attended, Johnson almost got to witness Justin Verlander's third career no-hitter. Unfortunately, Verlander gave up a hit with one out in the ninth, but even so, Megatron and his teammates picked a hell of a game to attend.
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