President Calvin Coolidge Baseball Game Attendance Log

Calvin Coolidge was no fan of the game and his appearances were totally political in nature. An early telegram from a supporter urged the President to attend the World Series as it "would be one of the finest political strokes in history."

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"They are a great band, these armored knights of the bat and ball." - Calvin Coolidge

President Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

Baseball Games Attended While In Office

Senators 4
Threw out 1 st pitch. Walter Johnson threw shutout.
Athletics 0
Senators 0
Threw out 1 st pitch of second game in doubleheader.
Athletics 1
Senators 3
Threw out 1 st pitch in Game 1 of the 1924 World Series .
Giants 4
Senators 2
Game 6 of 1924 World Series .
Giants 1
Senators 4
Game 7 of 1924 World Series .
Giants 3
Senators 10
Home opener.
Yankees 1
Senators 6
Gave A.L. MVP award to Walter Johnson .
Browns 9
Senators 4
Threw out 1 st pitch in Game 3 of the 1925 World Series .
Pirates 3
Senators 6
Threw out 1 st pitch.
Red Sox 2
Senators 5
Threw out 1 st pitch.
Red Sox 7
President Calvin Coolidge Baseball Games Attendence Log
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President Calvin Coolidge's wife, Grace, kept score perfectly and stayed until the end of every game she ever attended with her husband.

On October 4, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge became the first U.S. President to attend a World Series opener and he also threw out the ceremonial pitch.

Did you know that President Calvin Coolidge did not attend Game 2 of the 1924 World Series because it was played on a Sunday and it was against his religon?

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