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Opening Day 1957: President Eisenhower greets Washington manager Chuck Dressen while VP Richard Nixon looks on in Washington, D.C.

Nats: D.C. Opening Day newsreels and video from the Hoover administration to 2016

Highlights from baseball Opening Day in Washington D.C. from the 1920s to 2016. From Griffith Stadium to RFK to Nationals Park, the Senators and Nationals have featured presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Bush and Obama for the ceremonial pitch.