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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. Ben from NH

    Obama can throw more curveballs than republicans can throw at Sotomayor!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:19 pm |
  2. Audrey from San Jose, CA

    Barack "The Lefty" Obama takes the mound.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:19 pm |
  3. Jolene, St. Joseph, MI

    Obama...All you need is GLOVE!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:19 pm |
  4. Dave - Cupertino, CA

    "Michelle's arms may be prettier...but mine brings the HEAT!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:19 pm |
  5. Evan- New Mexico

    After his bowling fiasco on the campaign trail President Obama insists on only throwing one ball per appearance from now on.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:17 pm |
  6. Brandi March & Lorrin Magill ATL GA

    Obama poses for the new Nike ad campaign

    July 15, 2009 at 5:17 pm |
  7. Kevin Haggith Toronto CANADA

    History repeated itself last night as this was one small step for man, one giant leap for...the back catcher.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm |
  8. Barry

    It"s perfect pitch for Health Care!!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm |
  9. Delores - Albuquerque

    "If they build it they will come" well....here I go and I want it in the White House lawn!!!!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm |
  10. John - Corpus Christi, TX

    Baseball tip to catcher: Obama's pitches all lean to the left!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm |
  11. Dave - Santa Cruz, CA

    "I hope Albert Pujols is wearing a cup!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:14 pm |
  12. John

    Southpaw with a smooth throw starts the game off with a stylish kick

    July 15, 2009 at 5:14 pm |
  13. Evan- New Mexico

    After showing off his mediocre bowling skills on the campaign trail President Obama is reluctant to let the first pitch fly.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:14 pm |
  14. Jolene, St. Joseph, MI

    Hey, look at me...I'm even wearing white socks! Or is it White Sox?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:13 pm |
  15. Terri from Atlanta

    Pres Obama: "I'm just relieved they didn't ask me to sing 'Take
    Me out to the Ballgame".

    July 15, 2009 at 5:13 pm |
  16. Dan, Daly City, Ca

    Obama shows a move he learned watching " Dancing with the Stars"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:13 pm |
  17. Mike, Syracuse, NY

    Wow, home plate sure doesn't look this far from the pitchers mound on TV.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:11 pm |
  18. Kevin Haggith Toronto CANADA

    Obama takes 'stepping up to the big leagues' to a whole new level.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:11 pm |
  19. Starla Gackstetter

    This reminds me of when I was on the campaign trail. One leg up and a pitch for those who care.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:11 pm |
  20. Lisa, Tampa

    As President Obama's stats drop, he asks Democrats and Independents to remember he is the relief pitcher and will sooner rather than later be delivering consecutive, executive wins.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:11 pm |
  21. Ed Hubble Folom Ca.

    " Ohh, why did I eat that Burrito today "?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:11 pm |
  22. Evan- New Mexico

    "Id'e like to see Rush try an throw a strike."

    ----------------------–

    "Id'e like to see Rush Limbaugh try an throw a strike like this, instead of always trying to throw me under the bus."

    July 15, 2009 at 5:10 pm |
  23. Delores - Albuquerque

    Where is my buddy Anderson Cooper?!!! I promised him the exclusive of my being signed by the St. Louis Cardinals'!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:10 pm |
  24. Dan, Daly City, Ca

    Obama pitches from the left just to give Republicans something to talk about.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:10 pm |
  25. Isabel S • Brazil •

    And in the middle of the show, Anderson Cooper was startled to read that President Obama have an amazing ability to basseball

    July 15, 2009 at 5:09 pm |
  26. Diana

    Obama, pitching a fastball for Universal Health Care.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:09 pm |
  27. Jolene, St. Joseph, MI

    Let's see...if I lift my leg up 3 times and say 'There's no place like Home" Well...homeplate, that is, it should make it right?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:08 pm |
  28. Anthony Nigro

    If only the tradition was for the president to shoot the first 3-pointer

    July 15, 2009 at 5:06 pm |
  29. Connie Hunt, Neosho, MO

    The Bald Eagle isn't very colorful so what about a Flamingo for the Country"s Bird? See it would look like this.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:06 pm |
  30. Marianne CA

    I'd like to see that John McCain do better.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:05 pm |
  31. Isabel S • Brazil •

    President's thoughts:
    I have to admit... (that’s not too bad!)
    Sometimes I even surprise myself.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:05 pm |
  32. Vernard Mercader - WA

    "The president takes aim hoping to hit one of the Health Care Policy Critics in the head"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:05 pm |
  33. Susan, Novato CA

    Ever resourceful, the President wears the correct shoes in case he beans the catcher and needs to make a run for it.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:05 pm |
  34. Jeffrey V

    Here's a curveball Rush Limbaugh won't see coming

    July 15, 2009 at 5:05 pm |
  35. Victor El Paso TX

    "Dont quit your day job!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:04 pm |
  36. Audrey from San Jose, CA

    Shhhh. Don't tell him he's actually playing Wii baseball.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm |
  37. Delores - Albuquerque

    President Obama graciously agrees to strike a Baby Ruth's pose for an upcoming issue of "White House Quaterly."

    July 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm |
  38. Gabrielle, NJ

    President Obama modeling the newest line of Dad Jeans.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:02 pm |
  39. Maria

    White Sox jacket – $100; new sneakers – $85; Faded jeans – $25 – not making a fool of myself with this pitch – priceless.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:01 pm |
  40. Donna Wood, Lil' Tennessee

    Fast as fast can be, you'll never catch me!

    Donna Wood
    Lexington, Tennessee

    July 15, 2009 at 5:01 pm |
  41. Jessica Baker, Washington State

    "Why am I wearing Levi's? They'll know I'm an amateur!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:01 pm |
  42. Jeremy Hooper

    This is ridiculous - did Jackie Robinson have to do a ceremonial bill signing?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:01 pm |
  43. Isabel S • Brazil •

    When I was in Cape Coast Castle, between a question and another, I trained the first pitch with Anderson

    July 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm |
  44. Jeremy Hooper

    I didn't think I'd have to toss hardballs at Mitt until the 2012 election!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm |
  45. Warren Alexander

    I hope the bullet proff vest under my jacket protects me from Al Qaeda and Cub fans. I know my cup will protect me from Bill O'Reilly.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm |
  46. Robyn, Austin TX

    Maybe I shouldn't have believed Anderson when he told me this was a pose he learned from Ford Modeling Acency.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm |
  47. Sam Vecia, Ontario, Canada

    " Ok...Barack... Visualize... Rush Limbaugh's face on the catchers mit!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm |
  48. vicky l

    wow... there really is nothing i cant do.

    July 15, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
  49. Craig in NorCal

    Obama looks good in the wind-up, but proves to be Lamar Latrelle-esque with his delivery....

    July 15, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
  50. Rebecca

    I saw Tim Robbins do this once in a movie. Just call me "Nuke".

    July 15, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
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