Sometimes in photography you risk life and limb for the perfect shot

On Wednesday night, a Red Sox super fan was selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Red Sox-Cardinals game. What an honor it is to throw out the pitch in front of thousands of fans in the stands and even more tuning in. What could possibly go wrong?

Ouch...

The man throwing the pitch is former Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patient Jordan Leandre. When asked about the pitch, Leandre jokingly responded, "had to get him off the plate somehow"

As for the cameraman, at least he's got something to remember the moment with