Awkwafina throws first pitch at Mets game to her dad in hometown of Queens

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Awkwafina celebrated the upcoming premiere of "Awkwafina is Nora from Queens" by throwing the first pitch at the Mets game on Sunday.

Throwing the pitch: Awkwafina stated in an Instagram post that participating in the Mets game at Citi Field in Queens, New York was a "dream come true."

  • She threw it out to her dad because he is a "devoted lifelong Mets fan."

  • Citi Field displayed an advertisement during the game for "Awkwafina is Nora from Queens."

  • One user commented on Instagram that she has a "better arm than 50 Cent."


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The show: Season 2 of "Awkwafina is Nora from Queens" will premiere on Aug. 18 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central.

  • BD Wong recently announced the show would be his directorial debut with Awkwafina and Teresa Hsiao as co-creators.

  • The plot is based on Awkwafina's childhood and follows the life of her character Nora Lin.

  • The teaser trailer for Season 2 features the family sitting on a couch sharing a quiet moment when Nora's grandmother passes gas and blames it on the plastic chair.

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