Tim Thomas: Six other athletes who snubbed the White House

Not that many Americans have the opportunity to be on the White House guest list. Here's a list of athletes who have snubbed US presidents.

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Manny Ramirez

When the Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 2007, outfielder Manny Ramirez did not attend the White House ceremony.

"I’m sorry [Ortiz’s] running mate, Manny Ramirez, isn’t here,’’ President Bush said. “I guess his grandmother died again. Just kidding. Tell Manny I didn’t mean it,” ESPN reported.

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