Presidential First Pitches

By Lauren Vicary and Greg Giroux - 2012-05-24T14:45:06Z

Photograph by Ric Feld/AP Photo

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Ford, With a Backup

Holding a second ball -- perhaps in case of a mulligan -- President Gerald Ford threw out the first pitch to start the MLB All-Star game in Philadelphia on July 13, 1976. At his left is Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn.