George HW Bush Played in 1st College World Series

See photos from the long, public life of the former president, who is dead at 94
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2018 5:55 AM CST
George HW Bush: Photos Capture a Life
1947: Bush is shown as captain of the Yale baseball team, in New Haven, Conn. Bush played in the first-ever College World Series in 1947.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – News that former President George W. Bush has died at 94 means the day will be filled with recollections and assessments from a long life, much of it spent in the public eye. While Bush served as a one-term president after winning the 1988 election, he has plenty else on his resume: participant in the first college baseball World Series, Navy pilot, oil company exec, congressman, CIA chief, UN ambassador, US vice president, skydiver, and grandpa. The Austin American-Statesman has a detailed timeline. Scroll through the photos to see images over the years. (Read more George HW Bush stories.)

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