South Korea perfects first pitches

Published Aug. 21, 2013 1:00 a.m. ET

Move over, MLB. Go back to school, Little Leaguers. The best baseball going on right now is in South Korea, and it's happening before the games even start.

Don't believe us? Check out this first pitch by Korean actress and martial artist Tae Mi. You've never seen anything like it.

OK, we lied. You have seen something like it. From South Korea, earlier this season, by rhythmic gymnast Shin Soo-ji.

But somehow that Korean talent didn't carry over to MLB, where pop singer Tiffany Hwang threw this first pitch at Dodger Stadium:

Face it, America: We're falling behind the rest of the world in this important area. But we're still not as bad as Canada, via Carly Rae Jepsen.