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  1. Kasten connected Obama to Doc Rivers

    Gordon Edes

    Stan Kasten, the Dodgers president and CEO who previously held the same posts for the Washington Nationals, shared this story involving President Barack Obama, Doc Rivers and Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. "It was, I guess, three years ago -...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  2. President Barack Obama honors San Francisco Giants for World Seri...

    President Barack Obama says the San Francisco Giants are making a "habit" of dropping in at the White House.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  3. President Obama to salute San Francisco Giants on World Series wi...

    The White House says President Barack Obama will honor the San Francisco Giants at a ceremony saluting their victory in the 2012 World Series.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  4. Jackie Robinson Day celebrations tempered by Boston Marathon expl...

    Lined up in front of their dugouts, all wearing No. 42 on Jackie Robinson Day, the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins stood for a moment of silence to honor bombing victims at the Boston Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  5. First lady Michelle Obama honors military families at Chicago Cub...

    Michelle Obama has taken part in a ceremony honoring children of military families at the Washington Nationals' game against the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  6. First lady Michelle Obama, Washington Nationals to salute militar...

    Michelle Obama will join the Washington Nationals next Tuesday for a salute to military families when the team takes on the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  7. President takes in Sox-Nats contest

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama ventured from the White House for some Friday night baseball as his hometown Chicago White Sox took on the Washington Nationals and their new star pitcher, Stephen Strasburg. Read the full story....

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  8. Strasburg K's 10 in front of president, but White Sox win

    Stephen Strasburg set a strikeout record but didn't figure in the decision as the White Sox beat the Nationals in 11 on Friday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  9. President watches his Chicago White Sox take on the Washington Na...

    President Obama watched his White Sox take on the Nationals on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  10. Opening Day at Nationals Park included a slightly uncomfortable m...

    Tim Keown

    Opening Day in Washington, D.C., featured injured war veterans, the President and chants of "U-S-A!" along with nine innings of baseball. And it wasn't an entirely comfortable mix.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  11. President Obama dons White Sox hat

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- A hundred years after President William Howard Taft started a baseball tradition with a low ceremonial first pitch, President Barack Obama went in the other direction Monday, sailing a high, wide toss at the Washington Nationals' home o...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  12. Halladay strikes out nine in NL debut as Phillies win

    resident Barack Obama was high and wide, Roy Halladay was on target, and the Philadelphia Phillies' bats did the rest Monday afternoon as they opened the season with a 11-1 win over the Washington Nationals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  13. President Barack Obama's first pitch at Washington Nationals game...

    In front of thousands of fans, President Barack Obama strolled to the pitcher's mound and tossed a baseball to Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, officially launching the team's baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  14. President Barack Obama to throw out Washington Nationals' ceremon...

    The Nationals say President Barack Obama will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the team's Opening Day game April 5 against the Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  15. Champion Philadelphia Phillies visit fellow underdog President Ba...

    President Barack Obama has told the Philadelphia Phillies that their 2008 World Series run was similar to his winning presidential campaign -- both were underdogs.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2009