Nationals invite Biden to throw out first pitch on opening day

Nationals invite Biden to throw out first pitch on opening day
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The Washington Nationals have invited president-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenIRS to roll out payments for ,000 child tax credit in July Capitol Police told not to use most aggressive tactics in riot response, report finds Biden to accompany first lady to appointment for 'common medical procedure' MORE to throw out the first pitch before the team's opening day game to begin the 2021 season. 

"We're excited to continue the long-standing tradition of sitting Presidents throwing out the first pitch at the home of the national pastime in our nation's capital,'' the Washington, D.C.-based club said in a social media post over the weekend. The post was accompanied by a photo of Biden and his wife Jill at Nationals Park during his time as Vice President. 


Biden thew out the first pitch at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Major League Baseball's Opening Day in 2009, ESPN reported, just months after he and former president Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaAmerica needs an Operation Warp Speed for cancer Why does Bernie Sanders want to quash Elon Musk's dreams? Obama on Daunte Wright: We need to reimagine policing MORE had been elected to the White House. Every sitting U.S. president, with the exception of Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to move ahead with billion UAE weapons sale approved by Trump Fox News hires high-profile defense team in Dominion defamation lawsuit Associate indicted in Gaetz scandal cooperating with DOJ: report MORE, has thrown out a pitch in D.C. when the district had a major league ball club. 

Dr. Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care: US health officials call for J&J vaccine pause over rare blood clots | White House seeks to reassure Five questions raised by the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause Biden says vaccine supply not impacted by J&J pause MORE, a member of the White House Task Force fighting coronavirus, threw out the first pitch on opening day of the shortened 2020 season. 

Opening Day at Nationals Park is March 26, 2021.