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This is the creepiest first pitch of all time

A Japanese baseball team trotted out a horror movie character and friends for some terrifying pre-game theatre.


Kris Holt

Internet Culture

Posted on Aug 29, 2013   Updated on Jun 1, 2021, 7:54 am CDT

If you’re familiar with horror film Ringu (or Hollywood remake The Ring), you’ll know its antagonist: the long-haired, spectral murderer named Sadako. A Japanese baseball team trotted out the killer and three underlings to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Tokyo-area game last weekend. If your phone rings after watching this video, don’t answer.

H/T Sportsgrid | Screenshot via maidigitv/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 29, 2013, 6:36 am CDT