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"We were hoping he'd do it last year. The timing's right," Lannan said. "You have some perks when you're living in D.C."
Obama threw out the first pitch at last year's All-Star game in St. Louis, wearing a White Sox jacket. Noting that the Nationals host the White Sox this season for a three-game series June 18-20, Washington manager Jim Riggleman joked, "He's going to be answering some tough questions about whether he's a Nationals fan or a White Sox fan."
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