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May 29, 1909 the first sitting president to attends a baseball game outside of Washington.

Written by Bruce Weirauch,

May 29, 1909-Recently elected William Howard Taft joins 14,000 fans at Pittsburgh’s Exposition Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Chicago Cubs, becoming the first sitting president to attend a baseball game outside of Washington, D.C. . The Commander in Chief proved to be a bad luck charm when the Bucs lose to Chicago, 8-3.

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