Presidential First Pitches

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

Photograph by Rogers Photo Archive/Getty Images

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Johnson Awaits a Signal

The opening day tradition was still a rather formal, ceremonial affair in 1965, as evidenced by the crowd of men in suits gathered around President Lyndon B. Johnson as he prepared to throw out the first pitch.

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