Thunderous applause and cheers for George W. Bush and his father Sunday night in Texas before game 4 of the World Series.
W continues to set the gold-standard for presidential first-pitches:
(Update: The video was pulled from YouTube but you can see the video at MLB’s site here)
Speaking of first pitches, here’s a good flashback video to shortly after 9/11 about the buildup to President Bush’s first pitch before the 2001 World Series. The country needed a strike, and he delivered under enormous pressure.