Ronald Reagan and Sports
Venus Williams, Ronald Reagan, Serena Williams and Nancy reagan
Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, would've turned 100 on Sunday. He remains one of the biggest sports fans to ever hold office. Here is a look at some of his most famous sports-related photos. Reagan and his wife Nancy pose with 10-year-old Venus and nine-year-old Serena Williams at the Nancy Reagan Tennis Tournament.
Bo Jackson and Ronald Reagan
Reagan shakes hands with Bo Jackson after the All-Star game in Anaheim, Calif. Jackson was named MVP of the game.
Ronald Reagan and Notre Dame
Reagan rears back to pass a football presented him by the Notre Dame football team during a ceremony in the Rose Garden. Behind Reagan is the Irish head coach Lou Holtz.
Vin Scully and Ronald Reagan
Reagan joins Vin Scully in the broadcast booth at the 1989 MLB All-Star game.
Ronald Reagan, Tommy Lasorda and Orel Hershiser
Reagan holds a bat given to him by members of the 1988 World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers. At center is manager Tommy Lasorda and right is pitcher Oral Hershiser.
Dennis Conner and Ronald Reagan
Reagan shakes hands with Stars & Stripes skipper Dennis Conner winning the America's Cup yacht race.
Ronald Reagan and New York Mets
Reagan shakes hands with Mets pitchers Jesse Orosco as Bob Ojeda, Lee Mazzilli and Dwight Gooden look on. The players were at the White House after winning the 1986 World Series.
Los Angeles Lakers
Head Coach Pat Riley and the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers visit the White House with a Lakers hat and jersey after winning the 1985 NBA Finals.
John Thompson, Ronald Reagan and Patrick Ewing
Reagan shows off his ball skills as Georgetown coach John Thompson and Patrick Ewing look on. The three appeared on the 1984 SI College Basketball preview issue.
Julius Erving, Ronald Reagan and Moses Malone
Reagan holds up a Philadelphia 76ers basketball jersey presented to him by the team after they won the 1982-83 NBA title. Behind the president are Julius Erving and Moses Malone.
Ronald Reagan and Richard Petty
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 4: United States President Ronald Reagan enjoys a fried chicken lunch with NASCAR greats Richard Petty at a banquet hall in Daytona Beach.
Reagan displays a jacket given to him by Boston Celtics General Manager Red Auerbach during a White House ceremony after Boston won the NBA title.
Reagan reacts after scoring against USA Olympic team goalie Bob Mason during a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden for members of the 1984 U.S. Olympic team.
George Foreman and Ronald Reagan
Heavyweight boxing champ George Foreman and California Governor Ronald Reagan compare fists in the governor's office in Sacramento.
Ronald Reagan and Bob Lemon
Reagan (right) gets some firsthand instruction from Cleveland pitcher Bob Lemon. Reagan has the role of Pete Alexander, the great Grover Cleveland Alexander of pitching fame, and Lemon is trying to add realism to Reagan's task.