Pres. Trump loved the Yanks of the ’50s who knew how to make a deal long before The Donald

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President Barack Obama: Sports have a power to bring people together, even in a divided country

  “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]


With 44,000 sets in U.S., the first World Series telecast was 72 years ago today; See timeline: 1947-2019

  Seventy two years ago today, history was made. The first ever World Series game […]


Born 80 years ago, college football on TV was limited by the NCAA’s grip until stopped by the Supreme Court

    Next Saturday, October 5th, Duke will host its ACC home opener against Pitt. […]


George W. Bush said, ‘tongue in cheek,’ his worst mistake was trading Sammy Sosa to the White Sox

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President Bill Clinton grew up listening to Harry Caray on Cardinals radio; Hillary loved the Cubs

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


George H. W. Bush: “Baseball has everything”; The 41st president’s love for the game never waned

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Ronald Reagan: The ‘Great Communicator’ advanced from sports announcer to the Oval Office

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President Jimmy Carter: While still Georgia governor, he gave Hank Aaron special tags, “HR-715”

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First Major League Baseball game was on television, 80 years ago today on the forerunner to WNBC-TV

Eighty years ago today, August 26, 1939, Major League Baseball hit the television airwaves. Hit […]


President Gerald Ford, linebacker on Michigan’s national championship teams, loved Al Kaline and the Tigers

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


President Nixon, a fan’s fan; Earned praise for his knowledge of the game from Hank Aaron and Casey Stengel

  “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]