President Barack Obama will throw out the first pitch at the Major League Baseball All-Star Baseball game in St. Louis on July 14, the White House announced Tuesday evening.
The appearance is part of a one-day, two-stop tour that will take him to the presidential battleground states of Michigan and Missouri.
Obamas first appearance will be in Detroit, where he will hold a town hall style meeting. Major League Baseball is focused on community service during the week of the All-Star Game in conjunction with the president's call to service through United We Serve, according to a White House statement.
American flags decorate the hood of an antique Ford car in the 4th of July Parade in Ripley, W. Va., on July 4, 2014. The parade is billed as "the USA's largest small town Independence Day Celebration."