Trump 'in talks' to throw first pitch at Washington Nationals' Opening Day

According to a new POLITICO report, the president could potentially be seen on the mound come Opening Day, continuing a longstanding presidential tradition.

President Trump is reportedly "in talks" to throw the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals' Nationals Park on Opening Day, according to Luke Russert dispatch seen in Tuesday's POLITICO Playbook.

While Trump previously participated in the baseball tradition in 2006 when he threw the first pitch at the start of a game Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees game at Fenway Park, this would be his first time doing so as president.

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Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan (L) and former Presidents George H.W. Bush (R) and his son, George W. Bush (C), shake hands during the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of Major League Baseball's World Series in Arlington, Texas, October 31, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)
SAN DIEGO- APRIL 8: Former President Jimmy Carter throws out the first pitch before the San Diego Padres take on the San Francisco Giants on April 8, 2004 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
President John F. Kennedy throws out the ceremonial first pitch to open the Washington Senators' 1963 season. Behind him, left to right, are: Senator Hubert Humphrey, Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, and James Johnson, chairman of the board of the Washington Senators.
U.S. President Barack Obama throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Major League Baseball's opening game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Former President George H.W. Bush (C) reaches to shake hands with San Francisco Giants' Cody Ross (13), as Bush's son, former President George W. Bush (R), drives to the mound to throw the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of Major League Baseball's World Series between the Giants and the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, October 31, 2010. REUTERS/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)
APR 1992: BILL CLINTON THROWS OUT THE FIRST PITCH ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE 1992 BASEBALL SEASON AT ORIOLE PARK AT CAMDEN YARDS IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. Mandatory Credit: Scott Wachter/ALLSPORT
BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 5: U.S. President Bill Clinton warms up in the Orioles dugout shortly before throwing out the first pitch at Camden Yards in Maryland 05 April 1993. The Baltimore Orioles face the Texas Rangers in their season opener. (Photo credit should read PAUL J RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Major League Baseball's opening game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL POLITICS)
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: US President George W. Bush throws the ceremonial first pitch of Game 3 of the World Series in New York's Yankee Stadium 30 October, 2001. The Arizona Diamondbacks lead the New York Yankees 2-0 in the series. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Chicago: President Ronald Reagan visits the Cubs' dugout during a surprise visit to Wrigley Field. After throwing out the ceremonial first pitch the president did a play-by-play of the game from the broadcast booth. Early he spoke at an ethnic luncheon campaigning for Vice President George Bush.
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with umpires after throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals baseball opening game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Washington April 5 , 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SPORT BASEBALL)
U.S. President Barack Obama waves to baseball fans after throwing the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of Major League Baseball's All-Star game in St. Louis, July 14, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES SPORT BASEBALL POLITICS)
ATLANTA, UNITED STATES: Former US President Jimmy Carter throws the first pitch to the plate before the start of game six of the World Series at Atlanta's Fulton County Stadium 28 October with the Atlanta Braves facing off against the Cleveland Indians. Atlanta has a three-games-to-two advantage in the series. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 12: Former President George H.W. Bush throws out the first pitch to Collin McHugh #31 at Minute Maid Park on April 12, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Former U.S. President George W. Bush throws the ceremonial first pitch before the St. Louis Cardinals met the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of MLB's World Series baseball championship in Arlington, Texas, October 23, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)
BALTIMORE, : US President Bill Clinton throws the ceremonial first pitch at Camden Yards 02 April as the Baltimore Orioles open their '96 season against the Kansas City Royals. Orioles players B.J. Surhoff (17) and Jeffrey Hammonds (11) are to the rear. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at Nationals Park in Washington, March 30, 2008. The Washington Nationals baseball team played their first regular season game at their new home, Nationals Park, against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES)
U.S. President George W. Bush (2nd L) walks with Cincinnati Reds catcher Jason LaRue (L) after throwing out the first pitch of the Cincinnati Reds opening day game in Cincinnati, Ohio April 3, 2006. Walking with Bush and LaRue are U.S. Sgt Paul Brondhaver (2nd R), who was shot in Iraq and received a Purple Heart medal and Bronze Star With Valor, John Prazynski (R), whose son Taylor was killed in Afghanistan, and Sgt Mike McNaughton, (obscured behind Brondhaver), who lost a leg and fingers in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Jason Reed
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs St. Louis Cardinal All-Star Albert Pujols after throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the MLB All-Star game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, July 14, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES)
U.S. President George W. Bush delivers the first pitch at the Cincinnati Reds baseball team's home opening game of the season in Cincinnati, Ohio April 3, 2006. Bush watched the opening innings of the Red's game against the Chicago Cubs.
U.S. President George W. Bush throws out the first pitch for the home opener for the Washington Nationals at RFK Stadium in Washington, April 14, 2005. Major League Baseball returned to the U.S. capital Thursday amid euphoria from sports fans and cries of foul from some civic leaders who worry the city cannot afford its pledge to help build a new stadium. Pictures of the Month April 2005 REUTERS/Larry Downing LSD/HK
U.S. President George W Bush takes a ball from St Louis Cardinals catcher Mike Matheny as Bush prepares to throw the first pitch in the St Louis Cardinals/Milwaukee Brewers Major League Baseball game at Busch stadium in St Louis, Mo, April 5, 2004. Later today Bush will fly to his ranch in Crawford, TX for a week-long break which will include the Easter Weekend. REUTERS/Jason Reed JIR
MILWAUKEE, UNITED STATES: US President George W. Bush gives the catcher a look before he throws out the first pitch at Miller Park, the Milwaukee Brewers new $396 million USD stadium 06 April, 2001 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The US Senate on 06 April approved the basic outlines of the budget proposed by President George W. Bush, but trimmed his planned ten-year, 1.6-trillion USD tax cut. AFP PHOTO/ TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, UNITED STATES: US President George W. Bush (L) greets Arizona Diamondback manager Bob Brenley (C) and New York Yankee manager Joe Torre (R) after throwing out the ceremonial 'first pitch' 30 October, 2001, at Yankee Stadium in New York City just before the start of the third game of the Major League Baseball World Series between the Yankees and Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks lead the series 2-0. AFP PHOTO/ Luke FRAZZA (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND - APRIL 4: President Bill Clinton readies to throw the ceremonial first pitch on the Opening Day game between the Seattle Mariners and the Cleveland Indians at Jacobs Field on April 4, 1994 in Cleveland Ohio. The Indians defeated the Mariners 4-3. (Photo by Tony Tomsic/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Former President Jimmy Carter throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the home opener of the San Diego Padres at their new stadium, Petco Park, against the San Francisco Giants April 8, 2004. The Padres beat the Giants 3-4 (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)
U.S. President Barack Obama throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the MLB All-Star game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, July 14, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES POLITICS SPORT BASEBALL)
ATLANTA - OCTOBER 17: Former President Jimmy Carter throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game One of the 1992 World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Toronto Blue Jays at Fulton County Stadium on October 17, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves defeated the Blue Jays 3-1. (Photo by MLB Photos via Getty Images)
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America's 27th commander in chief, President William Howard Taft, was reportedly the first to participate in the Major League Baseball ceremony when he threw a baseball from the stands of Washington's Griffith Stadium. Every president since -- except former President Jimmy Carter -- has aimed a first pitch at home plate to kick off a new MLB season. Even Carter threw out MLB first pitches, including one at a 1992 World Series game, they just weren't during an Opening Day game.

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As for who holds the record for most Opening Day pitches, that would be Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who threw out eight first pitches between 1933 and 1941. Harding, Kennedy, Hoover and George H. W. Bush have perfect scores for never missing a first pitch during their respective terms; and Dwight David Eisenhower participated in seven of the eight MLB openers he saw during his two terms as president.

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