Posted 7/18/12 at 7:24 PM

Man wrongly imprisoned for 27 years throws out first pitch at Trop

William Dillon spent 27 years behind bars.

But he never actually committed a crime.

Dillon was wrongly accused of a brutal murder in 1981, but wasn't exonerated and released from prison until 2008.

The man who thought he would never see a live baseball game again threw out the first pitch and sang the national anthem prior to Wednesday's Rays-Indians game at Tropicana Field.

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