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Military Representatives To Throw First Pitch(es)

There's no Obama. For the first pitch today -- it's scheduled for 2:57 p.m. -- the Nats will have representatives of the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Coast Guard each throw a ball.

By Chico Harlan  |  April 13, 2009; 2:47 PM ET
 
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Actually having members of the military throw out the first ball is a nice thing to do.

Shame the Lerners aren't always as decent. If they were they might find that they can sell out the stadium on opening day.

Posted by: peterdc | April 13, 2009 2:54 PM | Report abuse

and Stan was told to keep that a secret for what reason?

Kasten is a carnival barker.

Posted by: Brian_ | April 13, 2009 2:55 PM | Report abuse

So wait, the game goes on when an opposing team announcer dies in the visiting announcers box? I don't get it.....

Posted by: thisismydcsportsopinion | April 13, 2009 2:56 PM | Report abuse

Brain good point.

Posted by: AnonymousSources | April 13, 2009 3:04 PM | Report abuse

Kasten's arrogance is pretty hilarious.

Posted by: RickFelt | April 13, 2009 3:05 PM | Report abuse

He can go to a Wizard's game and shuck and jive with the black people sitting around him but he can't show respect to the national pastime. What a disgrace.

Posted by: MKadyman | April 13, 2009 3:14 PM | Report abuse

I thought the Obamas wanted to really be a part of the DC neighborhood, getting involved in District activities. Geez, he could have just shown up, thrown out the first ball and gone home if being associated with the Nats isn't cool enough for him.

Posted by: Z914 | April 13, 2009 4:33 PM | Report abuse

At least we had Real Americans throw out hte first pitch, not a phony!!!!!!!!

Posted by: HBOOSAHDAI | April 13, 2009 6:32 PM | Report abuse

At least we had real Americans throw out the first "pitches" not a phony.

Posted by: HBOOSAHDAI | April 13, 2009 6:34 PM | Report abuse

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