Trump intends to uphold tradition of presidents and baseball

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 1933, file photo, President Franklin D. Roosevelt prepares to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at at Griffith Stadium in Washington, before Game 3 of baseball’s World Series as Washington Senators manager Joe Cronin, third from right, and New York Giants manager Bill Terry, second from right, look on. The President uncorked an almost wild throw that sent the players scrambling. (AP Photo/File)

FILE - In this July 14, 2009, file photo, President Barack Obama throws out the ceremonial first pitch during the MLB All-Star baseball game in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, file)

FILE - In this April 14, 2005, file photo, President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener in Washington. The Nationals play the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first regular season baseball game in Washington in 34 years. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s plan to attend Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday will continue a rich tradition of intertwining the American presidency with America’s pastime.