Obama congratulates Nationals on clinching berth

The Nationals secured a spot in the playoffs with a win Thursday night. The White Sox currently lead the American League Central.

Obama has never shied away from expressing his support for the Southside baseball team. Earlier in the summer he personally called pitcher Phil Humber after the White Sox hurler threw a perfect game. In 2009, Obama did the same for then-White Sox starter Mark Buehrle after Buerhle threw a perfect game.


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