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July 15th, 2009
04:30 PM ET

Beat 360º 7/15/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

US President Barack Obama throws out the first pitch of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 14, 2009 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

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soundoff (289 Responses)
  1. Delores - Albuquerque

    President Barack Obama throws out the first pitch of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game and .......yeah, it went straight to smash Senator Claire McCaskill's dinning room window!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
  2. Evan- New Mexico

    President Obama gets in some practice before his appearance on "Hard Ball" with Chris Mathews.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
  3. Sheraz Nasir, Edmonton, Canada

    Don't agree with my policies and I will turn my back on you...Like that!!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
  4. Ian Markham

    I'm glad you gave up bowling
    Ian Markham
    Houston TX

    July 15, 2009 at 4:58 pm |
  5. Pat from Annapolis

    Hmmmm... Which pitch to use? Fastball, curve, healthcare, stimulus or the greenball?

    July 15, 2009 at 4:58 pm |
  6. Audrey from San Jose, CA

    After this whole president thing, I'm going for the Cy Young Award!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:58 pm |
  7. Ian Markham

    I'm glad you gave up bowling

    July 15, 2009 at 4:57 pm |
  8. Vin Holly Springs,NC

    Great baseball nicknames.
    Barack
    "The Lama"
    Obama

    July 15, 2009 at 4:56 pm |
  9. Mike / Florida

    I’m tell- n- ya. I’ll throw this ball at cha if you don’t vote for healthcare reform soon!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:56 pm |
  10. joe montana

    what would have they been without their dad.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:56 pm |
  11. Sharon,Daniel Island, South Carolina

    oops I think that should read Mr Pres just pretend its and elephant

    July 15, 2009 at 4:55 pm |
  12. Delores - Albuquerque

    Now take that...Alex Rodriguez! The one, the only and the super-duper
    me, Barack Obaa mmaaa!!!!!!!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:54 pm |
  13. Patrick Lynch

    Here it comes, Anderson – I hope you enjoy the beanball.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:54 pm |
  14. Jon in CT

    Got a little captain in you?

    July 15, 2009 at 4:53 pm |
  15. Isabel S • Brazil •

    I Just need to get even break and I’ll show you what I’m worth.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:53 pm |
  16. Michael Sullivan, Long Island, NY

    Screen test for the remake of the 1984 classic, The Karate Kid

    July 15, 2009 at 4:53 pm |
  17. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Anderson Cooper replied by saying: ‘We’ve got a wag out of the audience tonight for sure.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:53 pm |
  18. lisa (Chicago IL)

    Batter (off-screen): Obama … please, throw the ball. You’ve been sitting there for the last 20 minutes, not moving.
    Obama: *does not respond*
    Batter: President Obama?
    Obama: …..
    Person (off-screen): *goes to check on Obama but realizes he is frozen* The president froze over!!
    Audience: *gasp loudly*
    Person #2 (off-screen): Wait … he is frozen?
    Person: Yep.
    Person #2: Hmmm … how about if I have him for dinner tonight? He is frozen, after all. I'm starving...

    July 15, 2009 at 4:52 pm |
  19. Kristien, Antwerp, Belgium

    Just imagine that Palin is standing overthere...

    July 15, 2009 at 4:52 pm |
  20. Rich Salamander

    usually when there's a president on the mound, you watch for the change up, unless they have to bailout the world, then it's just a fast ball...

    July 15, 2009 at 4:52 pm |
  21. Audrey from San Jose, CA

    Obama throws an economic curveball.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:52 pm |
  22. Sharon,Daniel Island, South Carolina

    Mr President, just pretend he's a donkey

    July 15, 2009 at 4:51 pm |
  23. Isabel S • Brazil •

    When your life gets in a rut, sometimes you have to do something drastic.
    After all, baseball there isn't a teleprompter to get down me!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:51 pm |
  24. Delores - Albuquerque

    Soccer dad...No! Hockey dad...No! I get it: "Super Baseball Dad-in-Chief! I like it!!!!!!!!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:51 pm |
  25. lisa (Chicago IL)

    Batter (off-screen): Obama ... please, throw the ball. You've been sitting there for the last 20 minutes, not moving.
    Obama: *does not respond*
    Batter: President Obama?
    Obama: .....
    Person (off-screen): *goes to check on Obama but realizes he is frozen* The president froze over!!
    Audience: *gasp loudly*
    Person #2 (off-screen): Wait ... he is frozen?
    Person: Yep.
    Person #2: Hmmm ... how about if I

    July 15, 2009 at 4:51 pm |
  26. Carissa

    I should have chose the Major Leagues instead of politics, there's less problems.

    Brampton, ON
    Canada

    July 15, 2009 at 4:50 pm |
  27. Louis E. Perego Moreno

    Take this Senators Sessions and Graham!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:50 pm |
  28. Ben from HanoverNH

    "Don't hit the dirt...please don't hit the dirt..."

    July 15, 2009 at 4:50 pm |
  29. Jenny Brown (Raleigh, NC)

    A-Rod's got nothing on the O-Bomb!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm |
  30. Kevin Haggith Toronto CANADA

    Between all the meetings and travel, Obama still manages to find time to practice for this years Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the 'Barackettes'!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:48 pm |
  31. Sue

    Listen to how loud I can fart!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:48 pm |
  32. Gayle McCauley Malden,Mass.

    Boyhood dream of becoming President ; check.Boyhood dream of pitching in the Major Leagues ; check.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:48 pm |
  33. Isabel S • Brazil •

    A coach who can’t teach the technique will get nowhere with the tactics.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:48 pm |
  34. Joe Carlson, San Diego, CA

    Controversy swirls as rumors spread about the President's pre-game, "performance enhancing", low-carb energy drink.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:47 pm |
  35. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Just give me some time to get my hooks into this situation.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:46 pm |
  36. Stacy from Ohio

    My good friend Joe gave me a lesson on throwing a curveball.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:46 pm |
  37. Isabel S • Brazil •

    I think I got my tail in a gate!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm |
  38. Isabel S • Brazil •

    We definitely need to improve our defense or we’ll get pounded next game.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm |
  39. Isabel S • Brazil •

    When I heard ‘get ready, get set, fire! I knew it was over.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:44 pm |
  40. Isabel S • Brazil •

    President's thoughts:

    We can’t let desperation and anxiety get the better of us to the point of not seeing.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:44 pm |
  41. Eddy - Ontario, Canada

    Oh boy.... please let it go all the way to the plate!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:43 pm |
  42. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Ah, why last Saturday, things seemed more familiar to me?

    July 15, 2009 at 4:42 pm |
  43. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Baseball... This is a subject which is not entirely new to me.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:40 pm |
  44. Anthony - Apex, NC

    ... And first up at the Dick Cheney Dunk Tank ...

    July 15, 2009 at 4:40 pm |
  45. Isabel S • Brazil •

    What follewed was absolutely amazing.
    It was out a movie. And then, as if by magic, President Obama made the longest touchdown!!

    July 15, 2009 at 4:38 pm |
  46. Raymond Chow

    Ambushed by the family of the viciously murdered fly, President Obama opts for a tactical retreat.

    Raymond Chow
    Summit, NJ

    July 15, 2009 at 4:38 pm |
  47. Jon from CT

    Did anyone check him for steroids?

    July 15, 2009 at 4:37 pm |
  48. Evan- New Mexico

    With a little more practice President Obama will eventually get that Heisman pose down.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:34 pm |
  49. Isabel S • Brazil •

    What follewed was absolutely amazing.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:34 pm |
  50. Barbara from Whites Creek, TN

    I could have made more money and had more fun if I had chosen the Major Leagues instead of Politics.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:34 pm |
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