Wind Up: Obama Throws First Pitch At All-Star Game

President Obama throws out the first pitch at the MLB All-Star game in St. Louis.

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Obama enters the field at Busch Stadium.

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The president takes the field.
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St. Louis Cardinal Hall of Famer Stan Musial brings the ball to Obama.

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Obama meets Cardinal greats Lou Brock, Red Schoendienst, Ozzie Smith, Bruce Sutter, Bob Gibson, and Stan Musial (on cart, left).

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Obama greets Stan Musial.

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Obama gets ready to throw the pitch.

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The wind up…

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…and the pitch!

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Obama waves to the crowd after throwing the first pitch.

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Cardinals First Baseman Albert Pujols greets the president.

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Obama and Willie Mays disembark from Air Force One en route to the game.

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People watch the presidential motorcade as it heads to the stadium.

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President Obama leaves the field so the All-Star game can begin.

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President Obama drinks a beer while watching the game with Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and Hall of Fame outfielder Hank Aaron.

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President Obama talks with announcers Joe Buck and Tim McCarver in the Busch Stadium press box.

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President Obama throws a warm-up pitch to St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols.

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President Obama jokes in the locker room with All-Stars Prince Fielder and Ryan Howard of the Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies, respectively.

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President Obama chats in the locker room with All-Stars Josh Beckett and Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox.

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President Obama talks to All-Star Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners.

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President Obama talks to Hall of Fame outfielder Willie Mays while on Air Force One.

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