White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Special Assistant to the President Dave Powers and others greet former Washington Senators player James Barton "Mickey" Vernon and majority owner of the Washington Senators franchise General Elwood R. “Pete” Quesada at the opening game of the 1961 baseball season at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C. The row in front of the President includes (L-R) Special Assistant to the President Ted Sorensen; Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall; Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman; Boys Clubs of America's "Boy of the Year" Richard Lopez; unidentified. Others in the crowd include Representative Charles Halleck of Indiana; Representative Carl Albert of Oklahoma; Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana; Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota; Senator George Smathers of Florida; Associate Press Secretary Andrew Hatcher; Special Assistant to the President Lawrence "Larry" O'Brien; Postmaster General J. Edward Day; Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Abraham Ribicoff; Under Secretary of the Navy Paul "Red" Fay; Secret Service Agents Gerald "Jerry" Behn and John J. “Muggsy” O’Leary; General Manager of the Washington Senators baseball team Ed Doherty; Secretary of Labor Arthur Goldberg; Special Assistant to the President Frank D. Reeves.