FDR Wild Pitch

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Date of Event: April 16, 1940

As per tradition started by William Howard Taft, the U.S. president throws the first pitch of the major league baseball season. On April 16, 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was in Griffith Stadium to keep the tradition alive; the performance of his throw however, wasn’t quite traditional.



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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.