Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL

PHOTO: Bobby Grich gives Richard Nixon beer bath in 1979

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

Monday marks President's Day, so let's find a vintage baseball-related presidential photo, shall we?

Thanks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss, we have this gem:

Click here for a full-size version of the picture

Grich had one of the best seasons in his underrated career in '79, hitting .294/.365/.537 (145 OPS+) with 30 doubles, five triples, 30 homers, 101 RBI and 78 runs.

The Angels would lose in the ALCS, three games to one, to the Orioles, but it still must be considered a wildly successful season, as it was the first postseason appearance for the club that had been around for 19 years.

As for Tricky Dick, he moved to San Clemente, Calif. after his resignation from the presidency and lived there until 1980.

 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

August 21, 2014
Boomer and Carton talk struggling Yankees (4:24)
1 August 20, 2014
MLB Power rankings 8/20
(4:58)
2 August 19, 2014
MLB Top 10: Underrated players
(4:19)
3 August 18, 2014
MLB Stock Watch: 8/18
(3:45)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop