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  1. From White Sox OF to U.S. ambassador

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That cup of coffee Mark Gilbert had with the Chicago White Sox in 1985 pales in comparison to his next assignment. Gilbert has been nominated by President Obama to be the United States ambassador to New Zealand. If confirmed by the Sena...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  2. St. Louis Cardinals meet President Barack Obama minus Albert Pujo...

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday dubbed the St. Louis Cardinals the "greatest comeback team in the history of baseball" thanks to their thrilling late-season charge into the playoffs and death-defying, seven-game triumph in last November's World Series.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  3. St. Louis Cardinals to get White House visit after winning World ...

    The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals will be honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Jan. 17.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  4. President Barack Obama congratulates La Russa, St. Louis Cardinal...

    President Barack Obama says the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals kept him up late during an extra-inning thriller that helped lead the team to victory.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  5. 2011 World Series -- First lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden team ...

    Michelle Obama and Jill Biden put their baseball allegiances aside Wednesday and teamed up with Major League Baseball to support the military before Game 1 of the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  6. 2011 World Series -- Michelle Obama, Jill Biden to attend Series ...

    Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are scheduled to attend the World Series opener in St. Louis on Wednesday night to honor military veterans.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  7. Barack Obama fetes World Series champion San Francisco Giants

    President Barack Obama is hailing the World Series champion San Francisco Giants as baseball's "characters with character."

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011
  8. World Series champion San Francisco Giants to visit White House o...

    Next stop for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants? The White House.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  9. Agents ponder beating potential tax increase

    Looking ahead to the possibility of an Obama administration, some baseball agents are already thinking about trying to beat a possible tax increase for their well-paid clients.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2008
  10. A-Rod spins into action

    Imagine that Alex Rodriguez was running for president against Hillary Clinton and John McCain and Barack Obama, and then ask yourself this: How much would they have paid for the negative publicity he got over the last 18 days? Ten million dollars? T...

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2007