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Presidenrt William Howard Taft started the Baseball tradition on Opening Day in 1910 at Griffith Stadium, home of the Washington Senators.

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Which president started the traditon of throwing out the first baseball during an opening game of baseball?

Presidenrt William Howard Taft started the baseball tradition on Opening Day in 1910 at Griffith Stadium, home of the Washington Senators.


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William Taft started the tradition of presidents throwing a ceremonial first pitch. He did it on opening day (April 14) of 1910, throwing the first pitch to Walter Johnson. One of his predecessors, William McKinley, had thrown a ceremonial first pitch when he was Governor of Ohio, but not when he was president.


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Since the tradition was began by Taft in 1910, Jimmy Carter was the only president who never threw out an opening day pitch . He did throw out the first pitch at a World Series game in 1079.


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What was baseball game was played in April 14 1910?

April 14, 1910 was opening day of the American League baseball season. The game was attended by President Wm. Howard Taft. He was given the honor of throwing out the first ball, which started a tradition that has lasted until today. In the game, Walter Johnson pitched a 3-0 shutout over the Philadelphia Athletics. Answer by Justin Kodner, Princeton Junction, NJ


Who was the first president to throw out the first baseball on opening day of the baseball season?

William Taft


When did it become tradition to have an opening ceremony for every baseball game?

President William Howard Taft started the celebration in 1910 when he threw out the first pitch of the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Athletics game. Each President since Taft has thrown out at least one ceremonial pitch since then.


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First president to throw out the first pitch on opening day of Major League Baseball?

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Which president never threw opening pitch for baseball?

The idea of tossing out the first ball is relatively recent. None of the first 25 or so Presidents did it. Every president from Taft on threw out the first ball on opening day of a new major league season.


Who was the first president to throw a baseball at a baseball game?

William Howard Taft was the first President to do the honors when he threw a ball from his seat in the stands to the Washington Senator's opening day pitcher, Walter Johnson, on April 14, 1910.


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Opening presents on Christmas day.


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What president was known to start the tradition of the Presidential first pitch?

Baseball history reports that President William Howard Taft was the first president to throw out the ceremonial "first pitch" in the Major Leagues. He did so to open the 1910 season in Washington when the Senators hosted the Philadelphia Athletics to start the season. By the way, Walter Johnson shut out the A's 1-0 with a one-hitter on opening day, however, the A's recovered and went on to win the American League and beat the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.


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