He Can Pitch, Too (Sort of)

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 14, 2009 8:13 PM CDT

(Newser) – So he's not Nolan Ryan. President Obama threw out the ceremonial first pitch tonight in the All-Star Game in passable fashion, writes Kevin Kernan in the New York Post. "He threw lefty and didn't have much heat on the looping toss, but Albert Pujols stepped up and made the catch before the ball hit the dirt." Obama, apparently pleased he avoided disaster, gave a little fist pump afterward.
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