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Biden to throw out first pitch today

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Apr 06, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

This release from the Orioles:

Vice President of the United States JOE BIDEN will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to today’s Opening Day game. The Orioles will play the New York Yankees at 4:05 p.m., with pre-game ceremonies scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.

Born in Scranton, PA, Biden moved to Delaware at a young age and at 29 became one of the youngest people ever elected to the United States Senate. Prior to his election as Vice President of the United States, Biden spent 36 years representing Delaware in the Senate, including 17 years as Chairman or Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and 11 years as Chairman or Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Biden will be the first sitting Vice President ever to throw out a ceremonial first pitch at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.




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