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President Truman throwing out the first ball at opening day of baseball season.

Accession Number: 59-1275-04

President Truman throwing out the first ball at opening day of baseball season.

 8.4x6.6 inches, Black and White
Description: From left to right, Tom Evans, President Harry S. Truman, Admiral William Leahy, Washington Senators baseball team manager Ossie Bluege, New York Yankees baseball team manager Buck Harris, Washington Senators team owner Clark Griffith (far right, in hat), and others at opening day of the baseball season.
Date: April 18, 1947
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Baseball; Friends and associates - Truman, Harry S.; Presidential advisors; Presidents
HST Keywords: Truman - Sports - Baseball - 1947
People Pictured: Bluege, Oswald (Oswald Louis), 1900-1985; Evans, Tom L. (Thomas Lynn), 1896-1970; Griffith, Clark (Clark Calvin), 1869-1955; Harris, Stanley, 1896-; Leahy, William D. (William Daniel), 1875-1959; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

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Credit: Abbie Rowe, National Park Service.
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