Obama goes to bat for MLB's All-Star Game

07/7/2009 | USA Today

Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, set for July 14 broadcast on Fox, is getting a boost from President Barack Obama, who will throw out the first pitch and also appear in a pregame video. While ratings for baseball's network broadcasts on Fox are down from last year, the All-Star Game's 73 ad slots sold out ahead of last year's schedule. Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch, Holiday Inn and Chevrolet are among the major brands that will air ads during the game.

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