All the presidents' delightfully awkward first pitches
Photographs of America's most powerful men throwing the ceremonial first pitch gives some indication of why they got into politics
President Taft tosses out the first pitch.
President Woodrow Wilson.
President Warren G. Harding.
President Calvin Coolidge throws out the ball for the opening game of the 1924 World Series between the Washington Senators and the New York Giants.
President Herbert Hoover.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
President Harry Truman.
President Dwight Eisenhower.
President John F. Kennedy.
President Lyndon Johnson.
President Richard Nixon.
President Gerald Ford throws out the first pitch to start the All-Star game in Philadelphia.
President Ronald Reagan throws out the first pitch from the mound at Wrigley Field.
President George Bush throws out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers’ opening night in Arlington.
President Bill Clinton.
President George W. Bush.
President Barack Obama throws out the first pitch at the 2009 MLB All-Star Game in St. Louis, Missouri.