George W. Bush Helps Break World Record
Former prez among the crowd that got in Guinness
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2011 11:19 AM CDT
George W. Bush, from bottom left, Texas Rangers team president Nolan Ryan and Ryan's wife, Ruth, right, put on sunglasses at a Texas Rangers game, Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in Arlington, Texas.   (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

(Newser) – George W. Bush: Former president of the USA and Guinness World Record holder? Sort of. Bush was among the throng of baseball fans who donned sunglasses in the dark at last night's Texas Rangers game. The previous record for people wearing shades at night was 423, so officials only confirmed that 424 did so at the game to beat the record—but Fox News reports that most of the 33,533 people in the crowd were wearing sunglasses. (Click to read about another newly set (and totally nude) record.)

 

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