Pujols to catch ceremonial first pitch from Obama

Sunday, July 12, 2009 | 4:48 p.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will catch when President Barack Obama throws the ceremonial first pitch at the All-Star game Tuesday.

The eight-time All Star leads the majors with 32 home runs.

Major League Baseball also announced Sunday in a news release that the six living St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famers — Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, Lou Brock, Red Schoendienst, Bruce Sutter, and Ozzie Smith — will be on field for the pitch and to greet Obama.


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