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 Poet-ic Statues Black History Month, DC Memorials The Smithsonian Institution About The Author dcmemorialist Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.