George H. W. Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush
"He hit for the cycle against North Carolina and was seriously scouted." - Paul Dickson, co-author of Baseball: The Presidents' Game
"He was an excellent fielder and a tough out. . . I'd put him on my all-time opponent team . . ." - Rod Dedeaux, coach for USC, about facing opposing player George Bush in the 1948 College World Series
After two terms as the Vice President under Ronald Reagan, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States, serving from 1989 to 1993. An avid sportsman, Bush was a first baseman for Yale University (where he participated in the first College World Series) and often attends Houston Astros games. His son George W. Bush was a part owner of the Texas Rangers and later became the 43rd President of the United States.
Patsy Donovan was his high school coach.
During the games of the 2005 World Series held in Houston, Bush and his wife were present in the front row in Astros jackets.
|United States President
1989 – 1993