White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy signs a Washington Senators Yearbook during Opening Game of 1962 Baseball Season. Washington Senators center fielder Jimmy Piersall holds the yearbook for President Kennedy; Washington Senators pitcher Marty Kutyna (right of Piersall) holds the baseball thrown by President Kennedy as the first pitch of the season. Those looking on include: Special Assistant to the President Dave Powers; Senator Mike Mansfield of Montana; Representative Charles Halleck of Indiana; Secret Service agent Gerald “Jerry” Behn; James Barton “Mickey” Vernon, Manager of the Washington Senators; General Elwood “Pete” Quesada, majority owner of the Washington Senators; Secretary of the Treasury C. Douglas Dillon (facing away from camera); Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall. D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C.