First Lady Michelle Obama watches as Marcus Wilson Jr. throws out the first pitch prior to the Washington Nationals’ game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park in Washington, July 5. The First Lady, who was joined by children of active duty military, attended the game to honor Military families.
First Lady Michelle Obama shakes hands with Washington Nationals’ second baseman Danny Espinosa
Washington Post: Michelle Obama has taken part in a ceremony honoring children of military families at the Washington Nationals’ game against the Chicago Cubs.
The first lady was warmly welcomed by the crowd as she walked to the mound with nine children from military families of the various armed forces before Tuesday’s game.
She clapped as one of the children made the ceremonial first pitch to Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa. Espinosa received a hug from Mrs. Obama, and then she posed for photos with the children near the pitcher’s mound.