Nearly all of the presidents from the last 100 years played sports (or at least acted like they did).
Some were big-time college football stars, while others were just recreational golfers.
The archives are full of photos of presidents playing sports in order to connect with the common man, and there’s something strangely intriguing about seeing these legendary figures so out of context.
From William Taft to Barack Obama, here are some of the most important people in history playing sports.
Herbert Hoover in 1931 playing 'Hoover-Ball' -- a game involving tennis, volleyball, and a medicine ball that Hoover's doctor invented to keep him in shape
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