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PHOTOS: Jonny Gomes wearing stars and stripes blazer to White House

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

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As per tradition, the defending World Series champion Red Sox are visiting the White House and President Barack Obama today. They have a scheduled off-day in Baltimore and are making the short trip down to the nation's capitol.

Last week we heard the team was going to wear stars and stripes-themed blazers during the visit, though it was unclear if that was just a joke or something that would actually happen. I mean, it's the White House. Conservative, two-button suit, right? Wrong:

To be fair, only Jonny Gomes, purchaser of said blazers, is wearing it. Franchise icon David Ortiz and hot shot rookie Xander Bogaerts clean up rather nicely:

The ceremony at the White House is scheduled to begin at 11:30am ET.

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