After West Coast, Yankees Head to… White House?

Brian Capozzi@ IApril 22, 2010


After the Yankees complete their west coast swing against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Yanks make their way back to the east coast to play the Baltimore Orioles. But hold up, there is another stop! On Monday, April 26, the White House will host the New York Yankees as President Barack Obama squares off against C.C. Sabathia on the South Lawn. That would be a fun match-up to watch. But in all seriousness, the Yankees will be making good use of their day off to visit the White House for a congratulatory visit with President obama. The read more on this White House visit, check the link at the bottom of the post. Bryan Hoch of reports:

Just four Yankees — Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera — remain from that championship club, which was welcomed to the White House by then-President George W. Bush in 2001 to acknowledge the five-game Subway Series victory over the Mets. But several of the Bombers have exchanged pleasantries with President Obama, who made an appearance at last year’s All-Star Game in St. Louis. Obama greeted Jeter, Rivera and Mark Teixeira in the clubhouse before the contest, later referring to Jeter in one interview as “a classic.”

Read more: Yankees White House-bound to celebrate

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