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White House hosting Boston Red 'Socks,' official website says

The world champion Red 'Sox' will visit with President Trump Thursday.

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are headed to The White House Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump. But according to The White House website, Trump will be hosting a different team -- the Red "Socks."

The naming faux pas appeared on the WhiteHouse.gov livestream page. As of 6:15 a.m. EDT Thursday, it had not been corrected.

The name Red Sox has existed since the early 1900s.

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The White House livestream page shows President Donald Trump will host the Boston Red "Socks" on May 9, 2019.

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The full Red Sox team is not expected to attend the ceremony.

Team manager Alex Cora announced last week he would not attend, citing his frustration with the administration's efforts to help his native Puerto Rico recover from a devastating hurricane. Nearly a dozen players -- all players of color -- have said they will join him in skipping the ceremony.