Play Ball! April 1, 2016 It’s opening weekend of baseball … Every President since Taft has thrown out at least one ceremonial first ball or pitch, usually for Opening Day. Here are photos of Taft up to Carter throwing out the first pitch. Tags:Baseball, Sports Related Posts National Cherry Blossom Festival The Smithsonian Institution Cherry Blossom Festival About The Author dcmemorialist Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.