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When is the perfect time for Michael Kopech's major league debut?

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Michael Kopech is going to have a hard time out-doing Sister Mary Jo Sobieck if he gets his call-up to the White Sox in the next couple weeks. The nun from Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights went viral Saturday after bouncing the ball off her biceps and throwing a perfect off-speed...
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Nun throws out the first pitch before the Royals-White Sox game

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Sister Mary Jo Sobieck delivered a fine enough lob after showing some tricks up her sleeve
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Marian Catholic nun Sister Mary Jo dazzles White Sox with first pitch

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CHICAGO - Loyola may have Sister Jean, but Marian Catholic has an ace up its sleeve.
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck threw herself into the national spotlight Saturday night after tossing out an angelic ceremonial first pitch at the White Sox game.
Mercy, Sister Mary Jo! pic.twitter.com/oM9jBDT5N7
- Chicago White Sox August 19, 2018
It wasn't just a strike. It was off-speed. Sister Mary Jo says her fastball has been clocked at 76 mph. The former college softball centerfielder practiced this week and it showed.
Like most of the country, White Sox manager Rick Renteria was impressed.
“I said, ‘Can...
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WATCH: Nun throws perfect pitch before White Sox game

WATCH: Nun throws perfect pitch before White Sox game

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Sister Mary Jo Sobieck showed off an arm-bounce before firing the ball straight over the plate.
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Sister Mary Joe Sobiek from Marian Catholic dazzles with first-pitch strike at White Sox game

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The White Sox might have found some pitching help Saturday night in the form of Marian Catholic's Sister Mary Joe Sobiek.
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