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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. Jen, NYC

    Barack Obama simultaneously shows off his skills in baseball and karate as he performs the first-ever "roundhouse kick pitch." (We know he can do it all!)

    July 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm |
  2. charmichael

    Sorry forgot my info - Charmichael from Houston, Texas

    President Obama is set to strike out critics of his healthcare plan as he throws the first pitch at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, July 14.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm |
  3. Jen, NYC

    Barack Obama simultaneously shows off his skills in baseball and Karate as he performs the first ever "roundhouse kick pitch". W

    July 15, 2009 at 5:35 pm |
  4. Delores - Alburquerque

    And Sarah Palin...and Rush Limbaugh...and Fox news... and certain heads of state...hey, that was good! no, that was marvellouuuusssss!!!

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

    GIMME A "P"!

    "P!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:34 pm |
  6. Noel Deskins

    Election 2012: "Can Sarah Palin Vogue like this?"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:34 pm |
  7. Hilary

    the Question is Can Can He Do The Can-Can???

    Hilary

    Austin, TX

    July 15, 2009 at 5:34 pm |
  8. Nicole, Meteghan, Nova Scotia

    In his attempt to lower health cost, the President does his best to promote physical activity...next one on the list, synchronised swimming.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:34 pm |
  9. john shelton

    I can get the ball to Pujois, I know I can, I know I can!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:33 pm |
  10. Ms.P

    Here's the POTUS throwing the pitch for government to take over baseball.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:33 pm |
  11. Pooja from Oklahoma

    When swatting just doesn't cut it, extreme measures need to be taken...

    July 15, 2009 at 5:32 pm |
  12. Adam Lilburn, GA

    Geez..I have a new respect for the Pros! What a wicked wedgie...ouch!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:31 pm |
  13. Victor El Paso TX

    "You know I'm usually the catcher!"

    Victor
    : P

    July 15, 2009 at 5:31 pm |
  14. Michelle Johnson, Lomita, CA

    Number One in the line-up in terrific form!! Let's go, Mr. President!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:31 pm |
  15. Evan- New Mexico

    Looks like Obama's leg is approaching the height of his ambitions.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:31 pm |
  16. Priya from Oklahoma

    I shouldn't have skipped PE for those polisci classes.......

    July 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm |
  17. Dennis, Porterville CA

    Obama pitching his 2nd no hitter!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm |
  18. Emily from Topeka, KS

    Doggone it, Joe, stand still!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm |
  19. Paul - Castro Valley, CA

    Ain't you glad you didn't pick McCain !!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm |
  20. Delores - Alburquerque

    What would Michelle say about all those spring training camps in Florida, and Miami Beach and mojitos and....?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:29 pm |
  21. Christina - Garden City, MO

    "Man, that net's really high up there."

    July 15, 2009 at 5:29 pm |
  22. Baily

    "We want a pitcher not.... the president of the United States"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:28 pm |
  23. Victor El Paso TX

    "Today the President threw a straight pitch over home plate at this years All Star Game.....It was the first time since Reagan that we had seen a pitch go more than 2 miles per hour."

    Victor
    El Paso
    Texas

    July 15, 2009 at 5:28 pm |
  24. Dave Konig

    If I can get Healthcare Reform past Congress as fast as I can get this ball across that plate... it'll be a homerun for sure!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:28 pm |
  25. Noel Anthony Haughey

    You see when you throw your first strike as President your no longer a rookie....THE CHANGE UP IS COMING!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:28 pm |
  26. Jen, NYC

    Sorry guys, this one's gonna be a foul ball...I'm aiming for the Fox News guy's camera lens.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:28 pm |
  27. Mike - Omaha, NE

    President Obama shows the world his impression of a flamingo throwing a baseball.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:27 pm |
  28. Jaymi

    I'm pitching health care reform too?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:27 pm |
  29. Evan- New Mexico

    President Obama imagines Rush Limbaugh's face over the catchers mitt to ensure a strike.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm |
  30. Karin Santa Maria

    He winds up, delivers and it's out a here for Sotomayer – that's a homerun out of the park.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm |
  31. Rachael, Chicago IL

    Southside! Pure and Simple.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm |
  32. Ms.P

    Just pretend I'm throwing a pie..."hey, Cheney..look this way!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm |
  33. Lisa Oakes (Wilkinson, IN)

    Please don't let this make the "beat 360 photo" contest, especially if I miss!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm |
  34. charmichael

    President Obama is set to strike out critics of his healthcare plan as he throws the first pitch at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, July 14.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:25 pm |
  35. Delores - Albuquerque

    You dared me, Bobby Costa! Now, where have you seen this magnificent pitch before?! Nowhere!!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:25 pm |
  36. Audrey from San Jose, CA

    When they told me I would be doing hardball, I thought they meant the show, not the actual thing!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:25 pm |
  37. Brandi March & Lorrin Magill ATL GA

    Obama winds up and pitches the new health care reform.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:25 pm |
  38. Jonathan

    The not-like-Lincoln pose for the Obama Memorial!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:24 pm |
  39. Nicole, Meteghan, Nova Scotia

    It was either this or sing a country rendition of Take me out to the Ball Game at the seventh inning stretch...

    July 15, 2009 at 5:24 pm |
  40. Victor El Paso TX

    "So, Your telling me in front of the plate is not considered over the plate?"

    "What happens when the catcher reaches over the plate and grabs my perfect pitch?!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:24 pm |
  41. Jen, NYC

    Did I mention I'm really good at tree pose? Oh, and pitching, of course.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:23 pm |
  42. Dan, Daly City, Ca

    Obama pitches from the left after the Senate voted 60 to 40 authorizing him to do so.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:23 pm |
  43. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    Anderson Cooper braces himself for another Obama curve ball.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:23 pm |
  44. Njoya Tikum from New York

    Take this as your bailout.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:22 pm |
  45. Kimberly, Cambridge, MA

    When John Hodgman described Obama as America's "first nerd President" he was talking about this outfit.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:22 pm |
  46. Jen, NYC

    I'm batting a thousand...and I can pitch, too!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:22 pm |
  47. Frank, New York

    If i miss this pitch and lose the game, i'll be more screwed than Madoff

    July 15, 2009 at 5:21 pm |
  48. Delores - Albuquerque

    Anderson Cooper, dear buddy, ... How about a baseball uniform with "Obama 1" printed on the jersey?!!!

    (Sorry Anderson, just teasing, you did give the President a shirt in Ghana!)

    July 15, 2009 at 5:21 pm |
  49. Kathryn from Miami, Florida

    President Obama pitches his health care plan.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:20 pm |
  50. kathleen cahill

    maybe if I work on this I can use it as my defensive stance with world leaders.

    Iowa City Iowa

    July 15, 2009 at 5:19 pm |
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