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President Barack Obama's White House visits from sports champions since 2009

It's a tradition for sports champions to visit the president at the White House after their victories. Here are all the teams and individuals that have stopped by the White House to visit President Barack Obama since he took office in 2009.

2008 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies

President Barack Obama holds up a team jersey
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama holds up a team jersey presented to him by Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, second left, as manager Charlie Manuel, left, looks on as Obama honored the 2008 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies, Friday, May 15, 2009, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. First base coach Davey Lopes is at right.

2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson

President Barack Obama honors 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama honors 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, right, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009. NASCAR drivers looking on from left to right: Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart.

2008 WNBA champion Detroit Shock

President Barack Obama poses with Detroit Shock players
Photo Credit: AP / Alex Brandon

President Barack Obama poses with Detroit Shock players Cheryl Ford, left, and Katie Smith as he welcomed the 2008 WNBA champions, Monday, July 27, 2009, on the South Lawn of The White House in Washington.

2008-09 BCS champion Florida Gators

President Barack Obama is presented with a personalized
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama is presented with a personalized team jersey by tight end Cornelius Ingram, second right, as he poses for a picture with the 2008 NCAA football BCS champion Florida Gators in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2009.

2008-09 NCAA men's basketball champion North Carolina Tar Heels

President Barack Obama is presented with a team
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama is presented with a team jersey by coach Roy Williams as he honored the 2009 NCAA basketball champions University of North Carolina Tar Heels, Monday, May 11, 2009, in front of the South Portico of White House in Washington.

2008-09 NCAA women's basketball champion UConn Huskies

President Barack Obama poses for photos with the
Photo Credit: AP / Gerald Herbert

President Barack Obama poses for photos with the NCAA champion University of Connecticut women's basketball team in front of the South Portico of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 27, 2009.

Super Bowl XLIII champion Pittsburgh Steelers

President Barack Obama is presented with a team
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama is presented with a team jersey by Pittsburgh Steelers President Arthur J. Rooney II as team Chairman Dan Rooney, looks on as the president honored the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, May 21, 2009, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Dan Rooney has been nominated to become U.S. Ambassador to Ireland.

2008-09 NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers

President Barack Obama stands with Los Angeles Lakers
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama stands with Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as he is given an autographed basketball and personalized team jersey, Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, as he welcomed the 2009 NBA basketball champions Los Angeles Lakers in the East Room of the White House in Washington. At top right is Magic Johnson.

2008-09 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins

President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to honor
Photo Credit: AP / Gerald Herbert

President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to honor the 2008 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009.

2009 WBNA champion Phoenix Mercury

President Barack Obama, left, holds up a team
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, left, holds up a team jersey as he poses for a photo in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 19, 2010, with Tangela Smith, center, and Diana Taurasi, right, members of the 2009 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury during a ceremony honoring the team.

2009 World Series champion Yankees

President Barack Obama, left, holds up a New
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, left, holds up a New York Yankees jersey presented to him by manager Joe Girardi, right, as he honored the 2009 World Series champions during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April, 2010.

2009 MLS champion Real Salt Lake

President Barack Obama holds a jersey with Real
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President Barack Obama holds a jersey with Real Salt Lake team chairman Dave Checketts during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 4, 2010, where he honored the Major League Soccer champions.

2009 WPS champion Sky Blue FC

President Barack Obama is presented with a team
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama is presented with a team jersey from the Women's Professional Soccer Champions Sky Blue FC, Thursday, July 1, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, to honor their 2009 season and for winning the inaugural Women's Professional Soccer championship. Team captain Christie Rampone is pictured seated left.

2009 NCAA men's lacrosse champion Syracuse Orange

Syracuse head coach John Desko, left, gives Vice
Photo Credit: AP / Ron Edmonds

Syracuse head coach John Desko, left, gives Vice President Joe Biden a signed lacrosse helmet as he and the 2009 NCAA champion Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, meet Wednesday, June 24, 2009, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington.

2009-10 BCS champion Alabama Crimson Tide

President Barack Obama honors the NCAA BCS champion
Photo Credit: AP / Gerald Herbert

President Barack Obama honors the NCAA BCS champion University of Alabama football team, Monday, March 8, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and President
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and President Barack Obama hold a personalized team jersey, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, as he honored the 2009 Super Bowl Champions New Orleans Saints.

2009-10 NCAA men's basketball champion Duke Blue Devils

President Barack Obama receives a jersey from Duke
Photo Credit: AP / Alex Brandon

President Barack Obama receives a jersey from Duke University players Jon Zoubek, left, and Jon Scheyer, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 27, 2010, where he honored the NCAA basketball champion Duke Blue Devils.

2009-10 NCAA women's basketball champion UConn Huskies

President Barack Obama holds a basketball that was
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama holds a basketball that was presented to him by NCAA champion University of Connecticut women's basketball players Tina Charles, second from left, and Maya Moore, third from left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 17, 2010. Coach Geno Auriemma watches at left.

2009-10 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks

President Barack Obama, right, holds up a team
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, right, holds up a team jersey during a ceremony to honor the 2009-2010 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks in the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday March, 11, 2011. With Obama are Blackhawks president John McDonough, center, and Blackhawks chairman W. Rockwell 'Rocky' Wirtz, left.

2010 MLS champion Colorado Rapids

President Barack Obama accepts a Colorado Rapids jersey
Photo Credit: AP / Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama accepts a Colorado Rapids jersey from managing director Jeff Plush, left, as the President welcomed the Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids to the White House in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2011.

2010 WNBA champion Seattle Storm

President Barack Obama holds up a Seattle Storm
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama holds up a Seattle Storm team basketball jersey as he honored the WNBA champion Seattle Storm, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

2010 World Series champion San Francisco Giants

President Barack Obama and Baseball Hall of Famer
Photo Credit: AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta

President Barack Obama and Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays, center, hold up an autographed San Francisco Giants jersey presented to the president by San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, right, of Mays, as he honored the 2010 World Series champions during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 25, 2011. Others are general manager Brian Sabean, second from right, and pitcher Brian Wilson, top center.

2010-11 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks

President Barack Obama accepts a team basketball jersey
Photo Credit: AP / Haraz N. Ghanbari

President Barack Obama accepts a team basketball jersey from from Dallas Mavericks captain Dirk Nowitzki, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, during a ceremony honoring the 2011 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks.

2010-11 Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins

President Barack Obama honors the 2010-2011 Stanley Cup
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama honors the 2010-2011 Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins hockey team, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers

President Barack Obama is presented with a Green
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama is presented with a Green Bays Packers football jersey by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, left, during a ceremony honoring the Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers, Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. At center is General Manager Ted Thompson.

2010-11 NCAA women's basketball champion Texas A&M Aggies

President Barack Obama stands with head coach Gary
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama stands with head coach Gary Blair as he honors the 2011 NCAA Champion Texas A&M University Women's basketball team, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.

2010-11 BCS national champion Auburn TIgers

President Barack Obama is presented with an Auburn
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama is presented with an Auburn University football team jersey by Kodi Burns, left, in the East of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 8, 2011, during a ceremony honoring the 2010 NCAA BCS Football Champion Auburn Tigers. Looking on is Heisman Trophy winner and NFL top pick Cam Newton, far left.

2011 MLS champion Los Angeles Galaxy

President Barack Obama accepts a Los Angeles Galaxy
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama accepts a Los Angeles Galaxy soccer jersey from Landon Donovan, left, and David Beckham, right, during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, where he honored the 2011 Major League Soccer champion Galaxy.

2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart

President Barack Obama speaks during an event to
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci

President Barack Obama speaks during an event to honor NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart and the other 2011 Sprint Cup Series drivers at the White House on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in Washington.

2011 WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx

President Barack Obama, right, holds up a Lynx
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, right, holds up a Lynx team basketball jersey presented to him by Seimone Augustus, left, as he honors the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

2011 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pose for a photo with the 2011 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Super Bowl XX champion Chicago Bears

President Barack Obama, left, is presented a team
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, left, is presented a team jersey by former Bears' head coach Mike Ditka, right, as he stands with the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champions Chicago Bears football team during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.

2011-12 NBA champion Miami Heat

President Barack Obama stands with LeBron James, fifth
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama stands with LeBron James, fifth from left, Dwayne Wade, third left, and coach Erik Spoelstra, right, as he honors the NBA champion Miami Heat basketball team in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.

2011-12 BCS national champion Alabama Crimson Tide

President Barack Obama is presented with a team
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama is presented with a team helmet and jersey as he welcomes the NCAA college football BCS National Champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide, Thursday, April 19, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The president is flanked by head coach, Nick Saban, left, and player Barrett Jones.

2011-12 NCAA women's basketball champion Baylor Bears

President Barack Obama holds up a team jersey
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama holds up a team jersey as he stands with head coach Kim Mulkey, third left, at a ceremony honoring the 2012 NCAA Women's basketball champions Baylor University Bears in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2012.

Super Bowl XLVI champion Giants

President Barack Obama poses with the New York
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama poses with the New York Giants, including captains, from left, Zak DeOssie, Justin Tuck, and Eli Manning during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 8, 2012, to honor the Super Bowl XLVI champions.

2011-12 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings

President Barack Obama holds a hockey jersey presented
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama holds a hockey jersey presented to him by Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown, center, while posing with Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings during a ceremony to honor the Kings' 2012 championship season, Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

2012 MLS champion Los Angeles Galaxy

President Barack Obama bounces a soccer ball off
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama bounces a soccer ball off of his head during an event to honor the 2012 championship seasons of the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings hockey team and the Major League Soccer champion Los Angeles Galaxy, Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kings coach Darryl Sutter is next to the president at left, Galaxy forward Landon Donovan is at right, Galaxy coach Bruce Arena is behind Donovan.

2012 WNBA champion Indiana Fever

President Barack Obama holds up a Indiana Fever
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci

President Barack Obama holds up a Indiana Fever team basketball jersey as he honors the WNBA champion Indiana Fever in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 14, 2013. The Fever defeated the Minnesota Lynx last October to claim their first WNBA title.

2012 World Series champion San Francisco Giants

President Barack Obama accepts a autographed bat and
Photo Credit: AP / Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama accepts a autographed bat and ball from San Francisco Giants baseball Bruce Bochy, second from left, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 29, 2013, to honor the 2012 World Series champion San Francisco Giants baseball team. From left are, catcher Buster Posey, Bochy, San Francisco Giants General Manager Brian Sabean, and team President and CEO Laurence Baer.

2012-13 NBA champion Miami Heat

President Barack Obama is given a basketball and
Photo Credit: AP / Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama is given a basketball and jersey by Miami Heat players Ray Allen, left, and Chris Bosh, second from left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA champion basketball team. Behind them are Miami Heat forwards LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade, upper left, team president Pat Riley is at center, and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra is next to Riley.

2012-13 BCS champion Alabama Crimson Tide

President Barack Obama holds up the Alabama football
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama holds up the Alabama football jersey that he was presented after welcoming the BCS national champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team to the White House to honor their 15th championship and their 2012-2013 season during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2013. Obama is flanked by head coach Nick Saban, left, and quarterback A.J. McCarron, right.

Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens

President Barack Obama receives a team jersey from
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama receives a team jersey from head coach Jim Harbaugh as he welcomes the NFL champion Baltimore Ravens football team to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.

2012-13 NCAA men's basketball champion Louisville Cardinals

President Barack Obama holds up a jersey presented
Photo Credit: AP / Charles Dharapak

President Barack Obama holds up a jersey presented to him by coach Rick Pitino as he honors the 2013 NCAA men's basketball champion Louisville Cardinals in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

2012-13 NCAA women's basketball champion UConn Huskies

President Barack Obama looks back at University of
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama looks back at University of Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart, as he honored the 2013 NCAA Women's Basketball champion team, the University of Connecticut Huskies, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

2012-13 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks President and CEO John McDonough, left,
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Chicago Blackhawks President and CEO John McDonough, left, presents President Barack Obama hold up a Chicago Blackhawks hockey jersey presented to the president during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, to honor the NHL 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks hockey team. Team captain Jonathan Toews is at center, Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp, right, hold the Stanley Cup. Obama welcome the five-time Stanley Cup Champion to honor the team and their 2013 Stanley Cup victory over the Boston Bruins.

2012-13 NCAA Division I champions

Athletes and officials representing various sports of the
Photo Credit: AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta

Athletes and officials representing various sports of the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Champions gather on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 10, 2014 as they were honored by President Barack Obama.

2013 WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx

President Barack Obama holds up a Minnesota Lynx
Photo Credit: AP / Jacquelyn Martin

President Barack Obama holds up a Minnesota Lynx jersey for a group photo during a ceremony honoring the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx, Thursday, June 12, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream last October to win their second WNBA title in three years.

2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox player David
Photo Credit: AP / Carolyn Kaster

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, who is holding a Boston Red Sox jersey, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.

2013 MLS champion Sporting Kansas City

President Barack Obama points to a framed team
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama points to a framed team jersey that was given to him by the members of the Sporting Kansas City soccer team during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, where he honored the 2013 Major League Soccer champions.

2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson

President Barack Obama meets with Jimmie Johnson, right,
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama meets with Jimmie Johnson, right, and team members of the Hendrick Motorsports during a ceremony honoring 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. From left are, Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick, crew chief Chad Knaus, the president and Johnson.

Super Bowl VII champion Miami Dolphins

Former Miami Dolphins football quarterback Bob Griese, left,
Photo Credit: AP / Jacquelyn Martin

Former Miami Dolphins football quarterback Bob Griese, left, President Barack Obama and 1972 Dolphins Coach Don Shula, right, hold a signed jersey in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, during a ceremony honoring the Super Bowl VII football Champion Miami Dolphins. The 1972 Miami Dolphins remain the only undefeated team in NFL history. From left are: Griese, wide receiver Paul Warfield, the president, running back Larry Csonka and Shula.

Super Bowl XLVIII champion Seattle Seahawks

President Barack Obama holds up a '12th man'
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama holds up a '12th man' banner as he welcomes the NFL Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks football team to the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.

2013-14 NCAA men's and women's basketball champion UConn Huskies

President Barack Obama poses for a photo with
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama poses for a photo with the NCAA champion UConn Huskies men's and women's basketball teams in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 9, 2014. Obama welcomed the two team to the White House to honor their 2014 NCAA championships. Standing in the front row with Obama are, from left, women's basketball players Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley, and men's players Ryan Boatright and Shabazz Napier.

2013-14 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings

LA Kings head coach Darryl Sutter hands President
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci

LA Kings head coach Darryl Sutter hands President Barack Obama a hockey stick during a ceremony to honor both the 2014 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings and 2014 MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy in the East Room of the White House, on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in Washington.

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick

President Barack Obama welcomes, from left, NASCAR 2014
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama welcomes, from left, NASCAR 2014 Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, Harvick's Stewart Haas Racing crew chief Rodney Childers, and team owner Tony Stewart, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 21, 2015

2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury

President Barack Obama holds a Phoenix Mercury basketball
Photo Credit: AP / Andrew Harnik

President Barack Obama holds a Phoenix Mercury basketball jersey given to him by the team during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, where he honored the 2014 WNBA basketball champion Phoenix Mercury.

2014 MLS champion Los Angeles Galaxy

LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena, left, and
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci

LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena, left, and team captain Robbie Keane present President Barack Obama with a jersey during a ceremony to honor both the 2014 NHL Champion Los Angeles Kings and 2014 MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy in the East Room of the White House, on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in Washington.

2014 Little League World Series champion Jackie Robinson West

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pose with members of the Jackie Robinson West little league team in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Nov. 6, 2014.

2014 World Series champion San Francisco Giants

President Barack Obama, flanked by San Francisco CEO
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci

President Barack Obama, flanked by San Francisco CEO Laurence M. Baer, left, and manager Bruce Bochy, holds up a personalized Giants jersey during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2015, where the president honored the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

2014-15 College Football Playoff champion Ohio State Buckeyes

President Barack Obama holds up a Ohio State
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama holds up a Ohio State football jersey that he was presented with from Ohio State football players Curtis Grant and Doran Grant, as head coach Urban Meyer watches at right, as he welcomed the NCAA College Football Playoff national champion Ohio State Buckeyes, Monday, April 20, 2015, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots

President Barack Obama holds a New England Patriots
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama holds a New England Patriots team jersey, flanked by New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, left, and team owner Robert Kraft, right, as he welcomed the Super Bowl xhampion New England Patriots, Thursday, April 23, 2015, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to honor the team and their Super Bowl XLIX victory.

2014-15 NCAA men's basketball champion Duke Blue Devils

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, right, accompanied by
Photo Credit: AP / Andrew Harnik

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, right, accompanied by President Barack Obama, left, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, during a ceremony honoring the NCAA Champion Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team.

2014-15 NCAA women's basketball champion UConn Huskies

UConn Huskies women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma,
Photo Credit: AP / Andrew Harnik

UConn Huskies women's head basketball coach Geno Auriemma, left, presents President Barack Obama with a UConn Huskies jersey in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, during a ceremony honoring the 2015 NCAA women's basketball champion University of Connecticut Huskies.

2014-15 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks

President Barack Obama, accompanied by, from left, Chicago
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama, accompanied by, from left, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quennville, Blackhawks President and CEO John McDonough and Chairman Rocky Wirtz, holds up a team sweater as he poses for a group photo during a ceremony to honor the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

2014-15 NBA champion Golden State Warriors

President Barack Obama hold up a Golden State
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama hold up a Golden State Warrior basketball jersey presented to him by head coach Steve Kerr, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, where the president honored the 2015 NBA champions.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champion U.S. national team

President Barack Obama holds a jersey and poses
Photo Credit: AP / Evan Vucci

President Barack Obama holds a jersey and poses for photographs during a ceremony to honor the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champion U.S. National Soccer Team, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

2015 WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx

President Barack Obama holds up a jersey as
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama holds up a jersey as he poses for a photo in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, during a ceremony where he honored the 2015 WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx.

2015 World Series champion Kansas City Royals

President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Kansas
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Kansas City Royals baseball jersey for a group photo during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2016, where the president honored the 2015 World Series Champion baseball team.

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kyle Bush

The NASCAR Sprint Cup trophy and a helmet
Photo Credit: AP / Andrew Harnik

The NASCAR Sprint Cup trophy and a helmet are displayed as President Barack Obama shakes hands with NASCAR race car driver Kyle Busch as he honors Busch and members of the Joe Gibbs Racing team during a ceremony honoring the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

2015-2016 College Football Playoff champion Alabama Crimson Tide

President Barack Obama holds a football for a
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama holds a football for a group portrait as he honors the 2015-2016 College Football Playoff national champion Alabama Crimson Tide football team, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. At right is Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban.

Super Bowl 50 champion Denver Broncos

President Barack Obama welcomes the Super Bowl champion
Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama welcomes the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 6, 2016, to honor the team and their Super Bowl 50 victory.

2015-16 NCAA men's basketball champion Villanova Wildcats

President Barack Obama poses for a photo with
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama poses for a photo with the NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team during a ceremony to honor the team and their 2016 NCAA championship, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

2015-16 NCAA women's basketball champion UConn Huskies

President Barack Obama poses for photographs after being
Photo Credit: AP / Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama poses for photographs after being presented with a UConn Huskies basketball jersey by Breanna Stewart, second from left, and a commemorative ball by Moriah Jefferson, lower right, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2016, during a ceremony honoring the 2016 NCAA Women's Basketball Champion University of Connecticut Huskies. Connecticut Huskies forward Morgan Tuck is upper right.

2015-16 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins

President Barack Obama poses with the 2016 Stanley
Photo Credit: AP / Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama poses with the 2016 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Front row, from second from left are, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, the president, coach Mike Sullivan, and part owner Ronald Burkle.

2015-16 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers

President Barack Obama poses with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Photo Credit: AP / Manuel Balce Ceneta

President Barack Obama poses with the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team during a ceremony honoring the 2016 NBA Champions, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs

President Barack Obama welcomes the Chicago Cubs to
Photo Credit: TNS / Olivier Douliery

President Barack Obama welcomes the Chicago Cubs to the White House to honor the team's 2016 World Series victory in the East Room Jan. 16, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

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