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See moments from the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs' visit with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington Monday.

President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama holds up a ticket for Wrigley Field presented to him by Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama holds up a ticket for Wrigley Field presented to him by Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him for a group photo during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him for a group photo during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama listens as Cubs president Theo Epstein, right, speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. Also on stage are Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, second from left and manager Joe Maddon, third from left.
President Barack Obama listens as Cubs president Theo Epstein, right, speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. Also on stage are Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, second from left and manager Joe Maddon, third from left.
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President Barack Obama is presented with personalized Chicago Cubs baseball away jersey by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. Cubs manager Joe Maddon is at left.
President Barack Obama is presented with personalized Chicago Cubs baseball away jersey by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. Cubs manager Joe Maddon is at left.
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President Barack Obama talks with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, center, and co-owner Laura Ricketts, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama talks with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, center, and co-owner Laura Ricketts, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama holds up a 'W' flag signed by the Cubs during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. On the far left are Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, and manager Joe Maddon.
President Barack Obama holds up a 'W' flag signed by the Cubs during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. On the far left are Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, and manager Joe Maddon.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, center, after the president was give a "W' flag during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. Also on stage is and co-owner Laura Ricketts, far left,
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, center, after the president was give a "W' flag during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. Also on stage is and co-owner Laura Ricketts, far left,
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President Barack Obama shakes hands Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama shakes hands Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obamas holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where he honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obamas holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where he honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama waves during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where he honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball Chicago Cubs team.
President Barack Obama waves during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where he honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball Chicago Cubs team.
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President Barack Obama reacts to being offered a 'midnight pardon' by Theo Epstein, right, Cubs' president of baseball operations for being a Chicago White Sox fan, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama reacts to being offered a 'midnight pardon' by Theo Epstein, right, Cubs' president of baseball operations for being a Chicago White Sox fan, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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President Barack Obama, center, reacts to being offered a 'midnight pardon' by Theo Epstein, right, Cubs' president of baseball operations for being a Chicago White Sox fan, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
President Barack Obama, center, reacts to being offered a 'midnight pardon' by Theo Epstein, right, Cubs' president of baseball operations for being a Chicago White Sox fan, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team.
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Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, left, and his brother Todd Ricketts, who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be Deputy Commerce Secretary, right, listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Cubs baseball team.
Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, left, and his brother Todd Ricketts, who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be Deputy Commerce Secretary, right, listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Cubs baseball team.
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A guest in the audience wears his Cubs yarmulke while listening to President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
A guest in the audience wears his Cubs yarmulke while listening to President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team. In the background are Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, right, and his brother Todd Ricketts, who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be Deputy Commerce Secretary.
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team. In the background are Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, right, and his brother Todd Ricketts, who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be Deputy Commerce Secretary.
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President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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Former Cubs players from left, Jose Cardenal, Ferguson Jenkins, Billy Williams and Ryne Sandberg, wait at their seats for President Barack Obama to begin a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
Former Cubs players from left, Jose Cardenal, Ferguson Jenkins, Billy Williams and Ryne Sandberg, wait at their seats for President Barack Obama to begin a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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President Barack Obama greets people in the audience after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
President Barack Obama greets people in the audience after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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President Barack Obama stands with Laura Ricketts, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
President Barack Obama stands with Laura Ricketts, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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Former Cubs player Jose Cardenal pats his head as fellow former player Ferguson Jenkins watches at right on after President Barack Obama acknowledge Cardenal for being first lady's Michelle Obama's favorite Cubs ballplayer during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
Former Cubs player Jose Cardenal pats his head as fellow former player Ferguson Jenkins watches at right on after President Barack Obama acknowledge Cardenal for being first lady's Michelle Obama's favorite Cubs ballplayer during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team.
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President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team. On stage with the president are Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, third from right, Todd Ricketts, second from right, who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump Deputy Commerce Secretary Commerce, and Laura Ricketts, fourth from right.
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team. On stage with the president are Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, third from right, Todd Ricketts, second from right, who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump Deputy Commerce Secretary Commerce, and Laura Ricketts, fourth from right.
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President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team. On stage with the president are Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, second from right and Laura Ricketts, third from right.
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs baseball team. On stage with the president are Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, second from right and Laura Ricketts, third from right.
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