Millions of eyes were on St. Louis last night for the MLB All-Star Game where the best baseball players in the world took the field but the person who shined the brightest was President Barack Obama. Before the game Obama took the field representing his hometown with a Chicago White Sox jacket on to throw out the 1st pitch. He stood on the mound and delivered an impressive lefty strike to the catcher. Then in the 3rd inning Mr. President stepped into the broadcast booth and talked about baseball as well as he speaks about the economy or foreign policy. In addition to all the other reasons we love him, it was truly refreshing and wonderful to have a president speak like a regular person about sports.
The game itself was very fun and I wish more people (Black) would watch baseball.It went down to the wire with the American League winning 4-3. Baseball doesn’t get much better then this & there was high drama on the field. Kids could really learn a lot from these players, much more then they can from players in the NBA.
Submitted by: Tyrone
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