President wearing a red shirt standing on the pitchers mound
President Barack Obama throws out the ceremonial first pitch on the opening day of baseball season at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., April 5, 2010. Photo courtesy of Pete Souza / The White House

Victor came slow but sure in our town
Your town, my town, and Nats town
Rendon sure, Soto pure;
Or so we’d like to think.
Somehow we know this victory is rich
This triumph did not stink
(Our boos at home were not meant to roam
Justice preserved in a far away sail)