Despite never actually bowling in The Big Lebowski, Jeff Bridges wouldn't let facts get in the way of a good story. The actor bowled the ceremonial first pitch this weekend at a Los Angeles Dodgers game.
Plugging his upcoming movie The Giver, which we wrote a bit about here, Bridges took the mound sporting a Hawaiian shirt beneath his jersey. Looking more and more like Kris Kristofferson each day, Bridges rolled the Rawlings to home plate to the delight of the crowd.
The Los Angeles Dodgers gave the Dude his moment. Thanks guys! http://t.co/gsr0yyRknN— Jeff Bridges Actor (@TheJeffBridges) August 2, 2014
He eventually threw a real first pitch which, despite being just a bit high (another homage to Lebowski), made it home. The only thing missing was the Vin Scully call.
Here's the footage: