The Games Do Count - George H. W. Bush Summary & Analysis

Brian Kilmeade
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George H. W. Bush Summary and Analysis

George H. W. Bush began playing baseball as a small child and continued throughout school. George learned the value of working with a team through sports. At Andover, George played under the coach Ethan Allen, a professional ballplayer who took Andover to the finals of the College World Series in 1947 and 1948. George had many idols in baseball players, including Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio. George met Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio when he was President and was thrilled, despite his impressive job at the time.

George H. W. Bush's story is more of that of a fan than that of a player, even though he was a good ball player. George's love of baseball came from his father, who played in college. Sports became something the two men shared. Later in...

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