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Teenage girl throws a knuckleball special that makes pro baseball players look silly

Tampa Bay Rays batters went up against a 17-year-old girl with a vicious throw last weekend.

Chelsea Baker made headlines stateside after stumping the Rays' batters.
Chelsea Baker made headlines stateside after stumping the Rays' batters.

A HIGH SCHOOL pitcher showed up some of Tampa Bay’s finest baseball players at the weekend.

Seventeen-year-old Chelsea Baker stepped up at the Tampa Bay Rays’ batting practice and threw a knuckleball that no-one could handle.

The pitch, which is characterized by its unpredictable swerve, has only really been mastered by a few in the game.

Baker has thrown a few perfect games in little league using the elusive pitching technique, according to reports.

Watch here as she stumps the very best:


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