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.

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: