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First lady attends World Series opener

Updated: October 19, 2011, 8:42 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Michelle Obama and Jill Biden put their baseball allegiances aside Wednesday and teamed up with Major League Baseball to support the military before Game 1 of the World Series.

Obama, whose husband is a proud White Sox fan, and Dr. Biden, a self-described "Philly girl," were joined on the mound at blustery Busch Stadium by Lance Corporal James Sperry and his 5-year-old daughter, Hannah.

Sperry was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade during Operation Phantom Fury, the largest ...

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