Presidential Visits to the Hall of Fame

May 22, 2014

July 29, 1985

VP George HW Bush visits Museum and HOF Game, throws out ceremonial first pitch.

July 25, 1999 (Induction Sunday)

Texas Governor George W. Bush attends Induction Weekend as guest of Nolan Ryan.  Press conference with Ryan and him at Cooperstown High School on July 24, 1999.

July 27, 2003

Former President George HW Bush attends Induction Ceremony with grandson as guest of Gary Carter.

August 31, 2002

Former President Bill Clinton and United State Senator Hillary Clinton (New York) visit Museum.

May 22, 2014

President Obama becomes first sitting president to visit Museum to give tourism speech.

Martin Van Buren is the ONLY sitting president to visit Cooperstown.  He did so in 1839.