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50 Cent throws first pitch: Is it the worst of all time?

50 Cent's pitch almost hit the assembled camera crews. Credit: MLB/WPIX/NBC

Rapper 50 Cent threw what has been dubbed "the worst first pitch in baseball" when his ceremonial throw at a New York Mets game almost hit camera crew at the side of the field.

The hip hop star - wearing the number 50 on his shirt along with his real surname, Jackson - appeared confident when standing in the diamond.

However, the wayward throw that followed prompted fans to question whether it was worse than the previous 'worst pitch' favourite - thrown by basketball star John Wall.

Despite criticism of his effort from broadcasters - who described it as "not great" - 'Fiddy' remained defiant, tweeting: