All-Star MLB Game: Which President has the better arm?

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Both Bush & Obama Have Thrown first Pitch @ MLB Games. obamas: sports.espn.go.com bushs: rangers.fandome.com [Cast Vote!!] If it were the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded in a one-run game, George W. Bush is the 21st century president most managers would bring out of the bullpen. Working from the stretch like an experienced reliever, Bush confidently threw a high outside fast ball with his 2008 opening-day pitch as the 43rd president celebrated the first game at the new ballpark for the Washington Nationals. But in scouting baseball context matters as much as raw ability. Barack Obama even though he added an artful leg kick had control problems at Tuesday night's All-Star game as his first-ball floater was caught just before it landed in the dirt. Obama may be a bit raw on the mound (his boyhood game was hoops not baseball) but he does have an asset that scouts covet. The 44th president is a southpaw with the potential to develop into the kind of one-out guy whom managers can bring in to face a left

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