Many on social media voiced their disapproval after Kurt Suzuki, the star Washington Nationals’ catcher, donned a “MAGA” baseball cap during a Monday ceremony at the White House celebrating his team’s unlikely victory over the Houston Astros with President Trump.
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The team’s meeting with Trump was always going to be scrutinized, especially after Trump was roundly booed during Game 5 of the World Series at Nationals Park.
What used to be an unremarkable tradition of world champions stopping by the White House, has turned into something of a political event, with pundits even offering teams unsolicited advice on how to proceed.
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Suzuki has responded to his critics.
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