Presidential Artifacts at the Baseball Hall of Fame

May 22, 2014

Baseballs

  • Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Babe Ruth, Mathewson, Landis & Kelly  
  • Calvin Coolidge & Wm Howard Taft autographs
  • Taft, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, Johnson, Nixon
  • To Walter Johnson from Wm Howard Taft
  • Woodrow Wilson autograph
  • Warren G. Harding autograph, 1921
  • Warren G. Harding autograph
  • Calvin Coolidge autograph
  • Calvin Coolidge autograph & 1924 Senators
  • Theodore Roosevelt autograph, possibly Roosevelt’s son Theodore, Jr.
  • Herbert Hoover 1931 Opening Day
  • Herbert Hoover autograph
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt 1940 Opening Day 
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 World Series
  • Harry S. Truman 1952 Opening Day (using an 1895 ball)
  • Harry S. Truman autograph
  • Harry S. Truman & AB Chandler autographs
  • Harry S. Truman & Metcalf autographs
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower 1956 Opening Day
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower 1957 Opening Day
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower & Richard M. Nixon autographs
  • To Joe Cronin from Dwight Eisenhower
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower autograph
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Lyndon B. Johnson 1964 Opening Day
  • Richard M. Nixon at dedication of Candlestick Park
  • To Joe from Richard M. Nixon
  • To Nick Altrock from Richard M. Nixon
  • Ford, Carter, Reagan, G.H. Bush, Clinton, G.W. Bush
  • Gerald Ford and Johnny Bench autographs
  • Gerald Ford and Thurman Munson autographs
  • Jimmy Carter autograph, 1979 World Series
  • George H. Bush autograph 1985
  • George H. Bush autograph 1985
  • Wm. Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Wm. Clinton, George Steinbrenner, Joe Torre

Non-Baseballs

  • Gold Pass issued to Pres. Reagan & Party
  • Gold Pass 1976 season issued to President Ford
  • Presidential Box seats (6) from Griffith Stadium
  • Glove used by Eisenhower to throw out 1st Pitch 1956
  • Bat autographed by Babe Ruth to President Harding
  • AL Pass issued to President Nixon 
  • Bronze medal-Richard M. Nixon Inaug. 1969
  • “The First Pitch”, painting by Sheila Wolk
  • Scorecard signed by Dwight Eisenhower-1954 Yankees v Senators
  • Doubleday badge-Committee on visit of President to Gettys