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Obama honors Royals at White House, makes fun of players’ nicknames

The World Series champion Royals had their day https://www.royalsedges.com/kansas-city-royals/ryan-goins-jersey in the White House on Thursday, continuing the tradition of major sports champions getting special recognition from the sitting president.Among the highlights:MORE: The 2015 World Series, in photos President Barack Obama called the Royals “one of the grittiest, most complete teams we’ve seen in a long time.” He actually said “Hashtag Yosted” in reference to manager Ned Yost (This was definitelyhigh on the list of Things You Didn’t Expect a Sitting President to Say.). Obama took a good-natured shot at some players’ nicknames (i.e.Mike “Moose” Moustakas,Eric “Hos” Hosmer, etc.).”The nicknames aren’t that creative,” https://www.royalsedges.com/kansas-city-royals/george-brett-jersey the presidentsaid.”We’re going to have to work on those.” He gave a shout-out to Jarrod Dyson’s now-famous quote, “That’s what speed do.” Obama cited the the All-Star ballot-stuffing effort from 2015 as an example of fans’ pa sion.”As a Chicagoan, I appreciate that,” Obama said.”Vote early, vote often.” As championship teams usually do, the Royals presented the president with a custom “Obama 44″ jersey, and personalized one for Josh Earnest, Obama’s pre s secretary and a lifelong Royals fan.Watch the ceremony here.Watch @POTUS welcome the World Series Champion Kansas City @Royals to the White House. https://t.co/KR4qz0lSt4 The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 21, 2016Also, this happened.Who wore it best? (via @TheRealHos35) pic.twitter.com/ https://www.royalsedges.com/kansas-city-royals/danny-duffy-jersey vZVy8F083E Kansas City Royals (@Royals) July 21, 2016… And fun was had by all.(Has anyone checked onJonny Gomes?)