Photos: Geena Davis makes the Bees a league of her own

Published: Friday, July 27 2012 7:39 p.m. MDT

Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning actress and star of A League of Their Own, practices her pitching skills before having to throw the ceremonial first pitch of a Bees Game at the Spring Mobile Ballpark in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 27, 2012.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis threw the first pitch at Friday's Salt Lake Bees game against the Sacramento River Cats.

Davis was in town to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the film, "A League of Their Own," which she stars in. Following the game, fans could watch a free screening of the movie while sitting on the outfield grass.

The Bees' celebrity guest also participated in batting practice with the team, led the crowd in a round of "Take Me Out To the Ball Game" and other activities throughout the game.

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