VIDEO: Santa Claus throws out 1st pitch at White Sox game

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It may be July 21, but in south Chicago, it's Christmas.

At least, that's what the White Sox are telling fans, pushing the hashtag #ChristmasInJuly and inviting Santa Claus himself to throw out the first pitch ahead of Monday's game.

Santa, it turns out, isn't much of a pitcher:

Also on hand were carolers and WNBA star Sylvia Fowles, who also threw out a first pitch, even though that is impossible by the laws of counting.