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Flyers’ Legend Bernie Parent Among Icons Throwing First Pitch At Phillies’ World Series Game

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Goalie Bernie Parent, a former Flyers great, is with his wife, Gini. He will have duties in Game 3 of the World Series.

Bernie Parent, the Hall of Fame goalie who led the Philadelphia Flyers to Stanley Cups in 1974 and 1975, will be among those throwing out the first pitch Tuesday in Game 3 of the World Series

The Phillies will host the Houston Astros in a series that is tied at one game apiece. Monday’s game was rained out.

“It’s a honor,” Parent said the other day. “Very cool.”

Parent, 77, and his wife, Gini, returned from Florida so he could be at Citizens Bank Park to take part in the pre-game festivities.

Mike Schmidt of the Phillies, Julius Erving of the 76ers, and Brandon Graham of the Eagles will also throw out ceremonial first pitches Tuesday.

Enjoy the game!

As for the Philadelphia Flyers (5-2-1), they will be in action Tuesday at Madison Square Garden against the Rangers (5-3-2) at 7 p.m.

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