Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, recovering from season-ending surgery to repair a fractured leg, threw out the first pitch tonight at Game 3 of the World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Because of the injury, Watt needed a little help to get to the mound:

But even the brutal injury couldn’t keep him away:

Those crutches, though:

Here’s the awesome video:

The fans loved it, of course:

And this was great:

If you recall, Watt raised a staggering $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief which he’ll use “to rebuild homes, restore childcare centers, provide food and address Houston residents’ health needs”: