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Today in history: June 7
In 1892, President Benjamin Harrison became the first president to attend an MLB game
 
President Harrison took in a game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Washington Senators.
President Harrison took in a game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Washington Senators. National Archive/Newsmakers/Getty Images

June 7

On this day. 1892: Benjamin Harrison became the first president to attend a Major League Baseball game. The Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Senators, 7-4. Even back then, baseball fans probably said of Washington: "First in war, first in peace. Last in the American/National league."

Quote of the day

"There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means." -Calvin Coolidge


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