Joe Biden Invited to Throw First Pitch at Washington Nationals Game

Better start warming up that arm, Mr. President-Elect.

The Washington Nationals have invited Joe Biden to throw out of the first pitch of the 2021 season — when they take on the New York Mets at home on April 1st.

And, right now, it seems they expect him to accept.

“We look forward to hosting President-Elect Biden on Opening Day of the 2021 season,” the team said in a statement.

“We’re excited to continue the long-standing tradition of sitting Presidents throwing out the first pitch at the home of the national pastime in our nation’s capital.”

Worth noting … Donald Trump did NOT throw out a ceremonial first pitch at an MLB game during his presidency — the ONLY president to skip the tradition since it began with William Taft in 1910.

Trump famously attended Game 5 of the 2019 World Series when the Nationals played the Houston Astros — but he didn’t throw out the first pitch.

As for Biden, he played a little baseball as a kid — and threw out the first pitch for the Baltimore Orioles during Opening Day in 2009.

The pitch wasn’t horrible (looking at YOU, Dr. Fauci) … but it wasn’t a perfect strike either.

Fortunately, he’s got some time to practice …

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