CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Illinois (RNS) — Sister Mary Jo Sobieck might be the only Catholic sister to have both her own bobblehead and Topps baseball card.

Now she might just win an ESPY.

“It’s kind of surreal,” Sobieck said. “Wanting to grow up to be an athlete and then to know I’m going to be there in the midst of the greatest of this generation — it’s going to be phenomenal.”

Sobieck is nominated for an ESPY Award for “Best Viral Sports Moment.”

Her moment came when she threw the ceremonial first pitch in her white habit and Marian Catholic High School jersey on Aug. 18 during Marian Catholic Night at the White Sox game against the Kansas City Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago.

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