Obama's Pitch at Last Night's All-Star Game

By Conor Clarke

This seems like a incredibly stupid subject for a fuss, but that never stopped anyone. And I can't resist pushing back: I think it's really pretty obvious Obama was cheered in the stadium. And while the camera angle on the pitch was disastrous -- the only thing we care about is whether it clears the plate and is caught, and the cameraman missed that! -- we do have catcher Albert Pujols saying he caught it before it hit the ground and arguing that "It was a great pitch." Seems to me that he's in a position to know.