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Celebrate President’s Day with a Look at Presidents Tossing Ceremonial First Pitches
Celebrate President’s Day with a Look at Presidents Tossing Ceremonial First Pitches
Did you know that President Taft was the first president to toss the ceremonial first pitch before a Major League Baseball game? He did in in 1910 on Opening Day at Griffith Stadium before a Washington Senators game. Since Taft, every president has followed suit taking the mound at some point during his presidency. Franklin Roosevelt holds the record for the most times a president got the honor, h
Zooey Deschanel Sings The National Anthem at World Series Game Four [VIDEO]
Zooey Deschanel Sings The National Anthem at World Series Game Four [VIDEO]
Zooey Deschanel, star of the Fox sitcom ‘New Girl,’ showed off  her musical side when she sang the national anthem before Game 4 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers. When she’s not setting geek hearts aflutter on screens big and small, Zooey Deschanel has a fairly successful singing career as one half of the group She & Him. So how did she do performing Americ
Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes
Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes
When Christian Lopez caught the home run that was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit last week, he gave the historic ball to the Yankee's shortstop without asking for any money, even though it may have fetched over $100,000 on the open market. The taxman isn't being so generous with Lopez.
Fan Dies at Texas Rangers Game While Trying to Catch Ball
Fan Dies at Texas Rangers Game While Trying to Catch Ball
A man died at the Oakland A's-Texas Rangers game Thursday night in Arlington, Texas when he fell 20 feet over the left field wall while trying to catch a ball. The victim, identified as Shannon Stone, had reached over a rail to grab a foul ball thrown into the stands by Rangers' star Josh Hamilton in the second inning. Stone, who was in the lower level with his son, tumbled into an area behind a w