95 year old female vet. throws first pitch

95 year old female vet. throws first pitch

(KFVS) - 95-year-old Mary Ballard is throwing out the first pitch at the Lexington Legends game

When she was 23 she was a nurse overseas during World War II.

She took care of wounded soldiers being flown from France or Germany to Britain after D-Day.

Her appearance is part of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs' effort to highlight the state's female veterans.

The game starts at 7 PM, and tickets are $5 for veterans and active-duty military with identification.

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