This day in baseball: Presidential first pitch


William Howard Taft became the first United States President to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on April 14, 1910 at American League Park in Washington, D.C. ¬†Once the official game started, pitcher Walter Johnson one-hit the A’s, leading the Senators to a 3-0 victory in their season opener. ¬†President Taft stayed on hand to watch the events of the impressive performance unfold.