President Obama hosts World Series champion Giants at White House

Baseball The San Francisco Giants were guests of President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday. The Giants, who defeated the Royals in last year's World Series, used their off-day to visit the president before a weekend series in Philadelphia.  "Welcome ­back. This is the 3rd time in the last 5 years—the World Champion San Francisco Giants!" —@POTUS— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 4, 2015Ladies and Gentlemen, the @Potus— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) June 4, 2015Today the @Potus announced the #SFGiants Urban Youth Academy to be opened on the campus of @SFSU— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) June 4, 2015As he usually does with championship teams that visit the White House, Obama told some jokes at the expense of the players. One of his targets Thursday was Giants outfielder Hunter Pence.The President just said "Hunter Pence eats pizza with a fork." #HunterPenceSigns #SFGiants—

San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) June 4, 2015When the @POTUS name drops #HunterPenceSigns— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) June 4, 2015