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104-Year-Old Throws Out First Pitch at Ports Game

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STOCKTON-

The Stockton Ports honored one of their best fans on his 104th birthday.

Eddie Piazza, born May 6, 1911, threw out a ceremonial first pitch before the Ports' Wednesday night game at Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton.

With many members of his family in attendance, Piazza threw a gem right over the plate to Ports Catcher Nick Rickles.

"You gonna sign me up?" he quipped to Rickles after tossing the pitch.

"It's a memory that I don't think any of the family will forget," said Piazza's daughter, Debbie Hamrick. "He's been an inspiration for all of us."

"Felt good," Piazza said of his pitch. "Real good."

Piazza lives independently on the Stockton ranch where he grew up and supported his family as a farmer.

"I keep active," he told FOX40 at the ballpark.

Piazza still drives short distances, and his mind is as sharp as his curveball.

He cites healthy food and clean living as reasons for his wellness and longevity.

And that's not all.

"Stay away from wild women," he joked.