WATCH: Former Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire throws out first pitch to his son in Minnesota

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Posted at 6:23 PM, Apr 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-08 18:23:25-04

(WXYZ) -- Former Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire threw out a ceremonial first pitch Thursday at the Minnesota Twins home opener.

Gardenhire's son Toby, manager of the Twins' Triple-A affiliate in St. Paul, served as the catcher.

Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement from managing in September 2020.