President Kennedy throws out first ball on opening day of the 1963 baseball season
Washington DC USA Date:1963, April 8 Duration:57 sec Sound:Yes
View of huge crowd that fills DC Stadium in Washington DC on opening day of the 1963 major league baseball season. President John F. Kennedy throws out the ceremonial first pitch. Players scramble for the ball, which is caught by Washington Senators catcher Ken Retzer. Closeup of Senators pitcher Don Rudolph. Rudolph gives up solo home run to Baltimore Orioles first baseman Jim Gentile. President Kennedy cheers as Gentile crosses home plate. Later, Rudolph gives up another homer, this one a two-run shot by Orioles left fielder Boog Powell. Orioles win the game, 3-1.
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