A history of presidential firsts

Published On: Oct 30 2012 06:18:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The history of the American presidency is full of firsts -- from groundbreaking to the just plain goofy.

William Howard Taft
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William Howard Taft -- First president to open the baseball season by pitching the first ball

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