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Obama throws out the first pitch -- and the dad jeans

April 6, 2010 |  2:13 pm


President Obama threw out the first pitch at Nationals Park Monday -- and he's apparently thrown out the much-derided "dad jeans" (a pair of hiked-up Levi's 501s) that earned him style demerits from armchair fashion critics.

When POTUS took to the mound, he was wearing a crisp-looking pair of dark-khaki-colored chinos along with a red Washington Nationals baseball jacket (note the popped collar) and a White Sox ball cap.

The day's half over and we're still trying to get the provenance of said tan trousers -- to us it looks like there's a square logo label over the right rear pocket, which might make them Dickies. We'll update when we know more.

-- Adam Tschorn

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Photo: President Obama throws out the first pitch at Nationals Park in Washington  on Monday on baseball's Opening Day before  the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals. He also appears to have thrown out what some had called the "dad jeans" he'd worn on the mound to throw out the first pitch for the All-Star game in July 2009. Credit: Saul Loeb  AFP / Getty Images.