My Dad called me to tell me he was watching some news channel that had live footage of the President with tons of baseball hall of famers. He hadn't heard why this was happening, but I did a quick search of some websites and finally dug up some information.
Bush invited 40 Hall of Famers to lunch today and announced plans for a baseball field at the White House where kids can play tee-ball.
In other news: Dwight Gooden announces his retirement.
When I was younger, the Mets were my favorite national league team and I was a big fan of Gooden and Strawberry & company. Here's hoping that Doc Gooden's life is straightened out so he can properly enjoy his retirement.
Opening Day is Sunday.