President Donald Trump attended game 5 of the World Series at Nationals Park on Sunday, where he was booed by the crowd. Chris Cillizza reviews the history of US presidents and baseball and delves into why Trump didn’t throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
From Taft to Trump: Scouting presidential first pitches
The Nationals Are Putting the Wrong Coolidge on the Field
Trump gets cheers, boos and ‘lock him up’ chants at World Series in DC
A history of booing the president at MLB games, from ‘we want beer’ to ‘lock him up’
The president who hated baseball
Ceremonial first pitches are Trump’s latest broken presidential tradition
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