Sonny Conto To Throw First Pitch For 7/16 Phillies-Dodgers Game

Jul 15, 2019 545

BY: Jake Donovan

Years before he decided to make boxing his everything, South Philadelphia’s Sonny Conto had visions of one day pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies. The rising heavyweight prospect gets to merge those two worlds, even if only for a night.

Conto will serve as the guest of honor for the Phillies’ 12th annual Italian-American Heritage Celebration game night, as the local favorite will throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of Tuesday’s game versus the National League-leading Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizen Bank Park in South Philly.

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