Sport: The Fan from San Clemente

Angel Shortstop Jim Anderson poured champagne over the presidential head, and Second Baseman Bobby Grich completed the double play by adding a beer chaser. The team's best-known fan, Richard M. Nixon, was delighted by the ritual horseplay of the Angel's locker-room victory party. "Anybody want some more good California champagne?" asked Nixon, wiping his pate. "You can squeeze it right out of this towel." Before leaving, Nixon dutifully made his round of the players, offering congratulations and advising Outfielder Joe Rudi about his real estate investments in Oregon.

Nixon was a Washington Senators...

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