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Saturday, April 24, 2010

US presidents hope baseball 'players' vigor, valiance and glamour' rubs 'off on them.' NY Times

NY Times: "But baseball, as the national pastime and one of the country’s oldest organized sports,
  • has a special place at the White House.
Many presidents played the game (or rounders, in the case of the earlier presidents) and looked for any chance to connect with voters. from NY Times article by Ken Belson, 4/24/10, "At the White House, it's often good politics to play ball"
  • (The NY Times article doesn't mention the current president pretending to be a fan when he never was). ed.

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