Today in history: June 7

West Wing Reports
The WeekJune 7, 2013

In 1892, President Benjamin Harrison became the first president to attend an MLB game

June 7

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On this day. 1892: Benjamin Harrison became the first president to attend a Major League Baseball game. The Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Senators, 7-4. Even back then, baseball fans probably said of Washington: "First in war, first in peace. Last in the American/National league."

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