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Oddly, the fattest President ever... W.H. Taft. He once watched a Baseball game and during the 7th inning, he got up to stretch. Others, out of respect, wanted to stretch with Taft.

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Q: Who started the seventh inning stretch?
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Which president started the seventh inning stretch in baseball?

William Howard Taft in 1910.

What is the inning to stretch in baseball game?

7th known as the Seventh inning stretch

How long is the seventh inning stretch?

The 7th inning stretch (assuming your talking about baseball) is approximately 15 minutes.

Was the seventh inning stretch ever designed so that fans cheering for the visiting team stood at the beginning of the seventh inning?


Who has sung the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley Field?

harry Carey

2009 Minnesota Twins seventh inning stretch song?

take me out to the ball game

What song do they sing in the seventh inning stretch for the Minnesota Twins?

take me out to the ball game

What does the expression seventh inning stretch mean?

The Seventh-Inning Stretch is a tradition in Baseball that takes place between the halves of the seventh inning of any game. Fans generally stand up and stretch out their arms, legs, necks, backs, calves, fingers, elbows, and other muscles and sometimes walk around. It is a popular time to get a late-inning snack as well; many teams end beer sales at this point. The stretch also serves as a short break for the players.

What baseball traditions did William Howard Taft start?

William Howard Taft started the traditions of the ceremonial first pitch and the seventh inning stretch. He helped make baseball what it is today..

Seventh-inning stretch song of 2009 Minnesota Twins?

The seventh-inning stretch song has always traditionally been "Take Me Out to the Ball Game", and the Minnesota Twins are no exception. On Sundays however, they add "God Bless America" before singing baseball's anthem.

When is half time in baseball?

It´s not a halftime; is the seventh-inning stretch, a tradition in baseball that takes place between the halves of the seventh inning of any game - in the middle of the seventh inning.This is where a lot of people usually go to the restroom, get snacks, drinks etc.

How did the Seventh Inning Stretch originate in Major League Baseball and was the song Take Me Out To The Ballgame always sung?

It started when a president came late to a baseball game and the whole croud stood to be respectful and no It was not always sung on the 7th inning stretch -----Click on the 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' link on this page to see the lyrics to the song and read about its history.

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