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Video: Penn State Coach James Franklin Threw Out The First Pitch At Tonight's Yankee Game

Because Penn State defeated Boston College in the 2014 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch before tonight's Yankee game. 

It looks like one of Franklin's 2015 signees, linebacker Jake Cooper, is in the Bronx tonight and captured his future coach on the mound. The video isn't the clearest but it appears that Franklin got the ball over for a strike. 

">@coachjfranklin 

— Jake Cooper (@WelcomeToMyCoop)

http://t.co/QFTy6K1myl Damn Coach! I see you throwing gas out there... What did you get clocked at? 92 mph? @coachjfranklin ??

— Coop (@WelcomeToMyCoop) April 28, 2015

">April 28, 2015

Perhaps even more noteworthy than Franklin's toss is the outrageous painting the Pinstripe Bowl people presented him with on the field. There's a huge portrait of him smack in the middle of it.

">@PinstripeBowl gave James Franklin is equal parts fantastic and hilarious pic.twitter.com/1Z2URbw9N5

— Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88)

The painting the @PinstripeBowl gave James Franklin is equal parts fantastic and hilarious pic.twitter.com/1Z2URbw9N5

— Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88) April 28, 2015

">April 28, 2015