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Minnesotan nun throws 1st pitch at Chicago White Sox game, absolutely nails it

Mary Jo Sobieck is now an MLB darling.

Anybody see that video of a nun throwing out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox on Saturday? Turns out she's from Minnesota.

Mary Jo Sobieck took to the mound to throw out the ceremonial pitch at the White Sox home game, and became a viral sensation.

After a showboating, bouncing the ball off of her arm before the crowd of thousands, Sobieck then proceeded to hurl a perfect strike with a sick curveball.

The Northwest Indiana Times reports that Sobieck is a Dominican sister who is among the nuns who run Marian Catholic High School in Illinois, as well as being a volleyball coach.

But her roots are in Minnesota, where she attended Cathedral High School in St. Cloud, graduating in 1987, before getting a bachelor's degree from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth.

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She then taught at the Holy Rosary School in Duluth.

She's now enjoying the adulation of a new army of fans following her sensational pitch.

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