• mlb usaThough the nation is in a mid-summer slump, the national pastime and Mr. October himself are teaming up for a morale boost tonight at the 80th Major League All-Star Game, where Barack Obama will throw the ceremonial first pitch. But Major League Baseball and the President are both playing from behind. Stadium and television baseball audiences have declined this season, while Obama, stimulus package in hand, has failed to ignite a rally.

    Read More »