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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. Paul - Castro Valley, CA

    "I'm so cool there are days I think I could stop global warming all by myself !!"

    July 15, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  2. Lori - PA

    If I flub this, it will give Rush Limbaugh something else to talk about.

    July 15, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  3. Denise, Leawood KS

    Our hands-on president demonstrates the ubiquitous sports metaphor.

    July 15, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  4. Ron, Ohio

    President Obama imagines he is throwing a beaner at Boehner.

    July 15, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  5. Johnathan from CT

    Obama's such a good pitchman - he could sell 100 snuggies!

    July 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  6. Lori - PA

    I think I pulled a muscle.

    July 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  7. Kelly - Harrisburg, PA

    "Like MJ in his early days" I'm going to take a shot at baseball.

    July 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  8. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Any thoughts on what we should do next?

    July 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  9. Alexander, CT

    President Obama shows one of his favorite moves from "So you think you can dance?"

    July 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm |
  10. Koral from Shelton, WA

    Thank goodness Dick Cheney's ego is such a big target; this is gonna go way better than that bowling thing!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  11. Paul - Castro Valley, CA

    ". . . . . and with your purchase of this 2009 Collectors Baseball Card, please know that all profits will go to a bailout near you !!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  12. Tarja, Finland

    That catcher is giving me a rude hand sign...I`ll show him who`s in charge here !

    July 15, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  13. Jim M

    The President prepares for his first round of "Down A Clown" in the face-off with Congressional critics of his health care reform program.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  14. E. Gauw of Sydney, AU

    Here, Obama is hoping that Anderson knows a little bit on baseball, after he was puzzled by Palin's spokesperson's basketball metaphor.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  15. Ron, Ohio

    President Obama proves that the best part of his game is catching flies.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:56 pm |
  16. Raphael Miami,FL

    My name is OBAMA!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  17. Isabel S • Brazil •

    It's still too easy to say, but based on the wind and the angle of the arm of the President: home run!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:55 pm |
  18. Isabel S • Brazil •

    As a AC360's blogger, I can only say: "Words don’t do it justice."

    July 15, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  19. don, elkins park, pa

    It takes a south paw to pitch healthcare reform

    July 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm |
  20. James from KY

    I hope this pitch is more successful than the one for my healthcare package>

    July 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm |
  21. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Words don’t do it justice.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:50 pm |
  22. Derek, Abbotsford, B.C.

    "I hope my 'Made in Vietnam' tag isn't showing."

    July 15, 2009 at 5:50 pm |
  23. Paul - Castro Valley, CA

    Once again President Obama proves that he's just a winning team type of guy !!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:49 pm |
  24. Isabel S • Brazil •

    I think we all know what happened next.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:49 pm |
  25. Joe Anello - Dracut, MA

    Obama plans to throw 4 balls and walk himself to re-election

    July 15, 2009 at 5:48 pm |
  26. Catherine - Montreal, QC Canada

    This curveball is going to make Joe Biden proud!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:48 pm |
  27. Jay in Los Gatos, California

    Let's see how much all those steroids help you with this pitch, bucko!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:48 pm |
  28. Byron F. - Dallas, TX

    I didn't know President Obama was a Captain Morgan's Man!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:47 pm |
  29. Delores - Albuquerque

    I dreamed a "field of dreams" and in my dream I saw myself with a a health care package home run.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:47 pm |
  30. Evan- New Mexico

    The all-star game crowd collectively holds its breath as it waits to see if President Obama can throw a baseball better then he can throw a bowling ball.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:46 pm |
  31. Elizabeth, Greenville, NC

    "Good grief! No one said anything about a batter....hope he is a Democrat!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:46 pm |
  32. K Sullivan, Hawthorne, NY

    Bush – eat your heart out

    July 15, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  33. concern/denver Colorado

    Damn I wish Cheney was at that other end

    July 15, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  34. Jeremy Hooper

    'Don't go too left, don't go too right, stay in the crowd-pleasing center.' Am I back on the campaign trail?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  35. Tom Williams

    Obama continues the tradition of delivering a pitch before the wind-up.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:43 pm |
  36. Sheena Park

    And people said I wouldn't amount to much – I sure showed them, star of the talk show circuit, Commander in Chief and now Major League Pitcher. Good for me, good for me, good for me – Michelle will be really impressed

    July 15, 2009 at 5:42 pm |
  37. Vincent from IL

    OK, get ready to play fetch, Bo!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:41 pm |
  38. Isabel S • Brazil •

    Now is my revenge against photographers!!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:41 pm |
  39. Tarja, Finland

    That`s right...It`s just another ball game.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:40 pm |
  40. Evan- New Mexico

    Lets hope he throws a baseball straighter than he throws a bowling ball.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  41. Holly Collins

    Just think: If Sotomayor hadn't saved baseball in '95, we could have ended up with really poor excuses for players...

    Holly Collins
    Atlanta, GA

    July 15, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  42. Mike from Austin

    Sarah might like fishing but can she handle my fastballs?

    July 15, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  43. Isabel S • Brazil •

    We can conclude that what follewed was absolutely amazing.

    July 15, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  44. Raphael

    My name is OBAMA!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  45. Delores - Alburquerque

    Next, "The White House Cavaliers" vs "The Esteemed Opponents" in the baseball match of the year!!!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  46. Michael Rovaris, Colorado Springs

    Obama finds out that in baseball and politics success comes down to two words, “Mouth Control.”

    July 15, 2009 at 5:38 pm |
  47. Priya from Oklahoma

    I shouldn't have skipped PE for those political science classes.......

    July 15, 2009 at 5:38 pm |
  48. Mitchell K Janesville, WI

    "In honor of Rush Limbaugh, President Obama is making the first pitch a screwball!"

    July 15, 2009 at 5:37 pm |
  49. Paul Isasmendi

    ahh! you scary republicans, leave Sotomayor alone...

    McAllen, TX

    July 15, 2009 at 5:37 pm |
  50. Dal Greenwood,Ca

    To all the Republicans... Kiss this!

    July 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm |
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