Former presidents to throw out first pitches
Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush will throw
out ceremonial first pitches before Game 4 of the World Series on
The San Francisco Giants lead the Texas Rangers 2-0 in the
George W. Bush was managing general partner of the Rangers from
1989-94 and maintained partial ownership of the club until 1998,
two years before he was elected the 43rd president.
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan will throw out the first pitch
for Game 3 on Saturday night, when the series shifts from San
Francisco to Texas. Ryan is part of the ownership group that
recently purchased the franchise from Tom Hicks.
Game 3 is scheduled to start at 6:57 p.m. EDT, the earliest
start for a World Series game in more than 20 years.