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Mitt signing a mitt would be so much more apropos ...

"Last year, more Americans went to symphonies than went to baseball games. This may be viewed as an alarming statistic, but I think that both baseball and the country will endure." -- John F. Kennedy.

Yes, baseball certainly did.

There's been a great history of U.S. Presidents enjoying Major League Baseball. George W. Bush's 2001 World Series toss is firmly entrenched in our memories, andtake a good look at Barack Obama's baseball pedigree.

Should Republican candidate Mitt Romney -- who has the best signing-a-baseball face ever (see photo) -- enter the White House, that tradition might certainly continue.

Heck, Romney was even challenged to a game by his adversaries on the campaign trail! Beat that, Santorum.