Khaki-Clad Obama Throws Out First Pitch

Southpaw president leaves 'mom jeans' at home
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2010 2:27 PM CDT
Khaki-Clad Obama Throws Out First Pitch
President Obama shakes hands with children after delivering the first pitch at the Nationals' home opener April 5, 2010, at Nationals Park in Washington.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Obama drew some boos when he threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals' home opener today—he wore a White Sox cap for the occasion. After his "mom jeans" raised eyebrows when he did the first-pitch honors at last July's All-Star Game, Obama made a conservative fashion choice today, donning khakis for the event, NPR reports. The president, a southpaw, delivered a high pitch that drew Ryan Zimmerman out of his crouch but did clear the plate.
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