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Robin Williams honored at baseball World Series

Robin Williams' son Zak paid tribute to his late father at the World Series baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals on Sunday night (26Oct14) when he threw the ceremonial first pitch to comic/actor Billy Crystal.

The Mrs. Doubtfire star was a loyal Giants fan and his three children attended the team's final home game of the championship at AT&T Park, but it was Zak who took to the mound for the ceremonial throw to his dad's longtime pal Crystal, another devoted baseball fan.


As part of a pre-game tribute, clips of Williams at Giants games were shown on the Jumbotron big screen.


The three kids were each gifted team jerseys with 'Williams' on the back.


A statement from the trio reads: "We are honored to be here in tribute to our father, someone who loved his hometown and especially the Giants. For all of us, it is a tremendous delight and a little surreal to throw out the ceremonial first pitch of a World Series game for our team to our dad's best friend.


"We could not think of a better way to celebrate his memory."


Actors Rob Lowe and Benjamin Bratt were among the other celebrities at the ballpark, while rocker Aaron Lewis performed the U.S. National Anthem before the game, which the Giants won 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series.