03/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

White Sox Invite Obama To Throw Out First Pitch

The White Sox have formally invited President Obama to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before their season opener April 6 at U.S. Cellular Field.

In a letter dated Jan. 21, the day after the inauguration, Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf asked the team's No. 1 fan to test his left arm before the White Sox play the Royals.

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