The Washington Presidents joined the Cosmic Baseball Association on May 6, 1982. [Ref: CBA Chronology.] The team is made up entirely of United States Presidents. All presidents, with the exception of George Washington, who owns the team, are players. In 19 cosmic seasons the Presidents have won 1,425 games and lost 1,502 games. The Presidents appeared in the 1996 Cosmic Universal Series but lost in seven games. Use this link to view Washington Presidents Rosters 1996-2001.




Career Department Leaders
Category Value President
Most Seasons on Active Roster 19 Jimmy Carter
Dwight Eisenhower
Ronald Reagan
Most Career Wins (Pitcher) 227 Jimmy Carter
Most Career Homeruns (Batter) 238 William Taft
Most Career Strikeouts (Pitcher) 2408 Jimmy Carter
Best Career Batting Average (Batter) .303 Warren Harding
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Lengths of Inaugural Addresses
(Sorted by Length)
President Words
W. Harrison 8,444
Taft 5,428
Polk 4,800
Monroe (1821) 4,461
B. Harrison 4,387
Coolidge 4,055
McKinley (1897) 3,966
Van Buren 3,834
Hoover 3,750
Lincoln 3,635
Monroe (1817) 3,370
Pierce 3,333
Harding 3,327
Garfield 2,977
J.Q. Adams 2,912
Buchanan 2,824
Reagan (1985) 2,602
Hayes 2,481
Reagan (1981) 2,433
J. Adams 2,318
G.H. Bush 2,316
Eisenhower (1953) 2,281
Truman 2,272
McKinley (1901) 2,217
Clinton (1997) 2,170
Jefferson (1805) 2,158
Nixon (1969) 2,124
Cleveland (1893) 2,014
F. Roosevelt (1933) 1,880
F. Roosevelt (1937) 1,808
Jefferson (1801) 1,721
Wilson (1913) 1,699
Cleveland (1897) 1,682
Eisenhower (1957) 1,654
Nixon (1973) 1,654
G.W. Bush 1,584
Clinton (1993) 1,583
Wilson (1917) 1,529
L. Johnson 1,491
Washington (1789) 1,428
Kennedy 1,390
F. Roosevelt (1941) 1,343
Grant (1873) 1,339
Carter 1,221
Madison (1813) 1,210
Madison (1809) 1,175
Jackson (1833) 1,173
Grant (1969) 1,127
Jackson (1829) 1,126
Taylor 1,088
T. Roosevelt 983
Lincoln (1865) 700
F Roosevelt (1945) 558
Washington (1793) 135
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Presidential Historical Rankings
Siena College Research Institute
Survey of U.S. Historians. 1994.
1 F. Roosevelt
2 Lincoln
3 T. Roosevelt
4 Washington
5 Jefferson
6 Wilson
7 Truman
8 Eisenhower
9 Madison
10 Kennedy
11 Jackson
12 J. Adams
13 L. Johnson
14 Polk
15 Monroe
16 Clinton
17 J.Q. Adams
18 McKinley
19 Cleveland
20 Reagan
21 Taft
22 Van Buren
23 Nixon
24 Hayes
25 Carter
26 Garfield
27 Arthur
28 W. Harrison
29 Hoover
30 B. Harrison
31 G. H. Bush
32 Ford
33 Taylor
34 Tyler
35 Fillmore
36 Coolidge
37 Pierce
38 Grant
39 Buchanan
40 A. Johnson
Presidential Historical Rankings
Wm. J. Ridings & Stuart McGiver
Rating the Presidents. 1997
Lincoln 1
F. Roosevelt 2
Washington 3
Jefferson 4
T. Roosevelt 5
Wilson 6
Truman 7
Jackson 8
Eisenhower 9
Madison 10
Polk 11
L. Johnson 12
Monroe 13
J. Adams 14
Kennedy 15
Cleveland 16
McKinley 17
J.Q. Adams 18
Carter 19
Taft 20
Van Buren 21
Bush 22
Clinton 23
Hoover 24
Hayes 25
Reagan 26
Ford 27
Arthur 28
Taylor 29
Garfield 30
B. Harrison 31
Nixon 32
Coolidge 33
Tyler 34
W. Harrison 35
Fillmore 36
Pierce 37
Grant 38
A. Johnson 39
Buchanan 40
Harding 41

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Washington Presidents- Career Batting (Batting Average Sort)
President Years B.AVG At Bats Hits Homeruns
Warren Harding 16 .303 6510 1974 153
Calvin Coolidge 15 .281 6759 1897 206
Rutherford Hayes 13 .280 6230 1746 161
William Taft 17 .266 6805 1807 238
Harry Truman 9 .263 3009 791 57
Martin Van Buren 16 .262 5968 1562 182
Gerald Ford 13 .256 5444 1393 146
Andrew Jackson 14 .255 6140 1564 164
James Monroe 5 .252 2794 705 126
Woodrow Wilson 4 .247 1954 483 63
Andrew Johnson 16 .247 5743 1421 87
Ulysses S. Grant 14 .246 5524 1357 155
Herbert Hoover 3 .246 1691 416 40
Franklin D. Roosevelt 12 .240 4708 1132 126
John Adams 13 .240 4489 1079 89
James Madison 5 .239 1391 332 30
Millard Fillmore 7 .235 2612 614 55
William McKinley 15 .234 3596 841 92
Thomas Jefferson 9 .225 3119 703 46
Benjamin Harrison 8 .205 2337 478 40
Jim Taylor 2 .203 143 29 2
Jim Tyler 1 .200 85 17 2
Total for 19 Seasons* .256 95851 24512 2431
*Does not include batting data for Pitchers
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Washington Presidents- Career Pitching Records


John Q. Adams

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 1 3.38 64 24 22 49 3 4



Chester Arthur

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 14 3.38 2512 944 880 1657 135 166



George Bush

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 12 3.72 2132 881 851 1226 126 131



Jimmy Carter

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 19 3.50 3772 1466 1397 2408 227 229



Grover Cleveland

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 11 3.21 1791 639 607 994 108 91



Bill Clinton

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 8 3.69 1396 572 540 908 86 73



Dwight D. Eisenhower

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 19 3.89 2997 1294 1204 1888 160 183



John F. Kennedy

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 18 3.65 2205 895 893 1266 126 159



Abraham Lincoln

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 17 3.76 1969 822 738 1214 99 98



James Monroe

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 4 4.35 356 172 97 185 17 27



Richard M. Nixon

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 17 3.65 2109 855 800 1308 108 114



Franklin Pierce

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 15 3.55 1603 632 626 1014 74 76



James Polk

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 3 3.95 394 173 127 234 12 23



Ronald Reagan

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 19 3.89 2639 1142 1047 1560 141 120



Woodrow Wilson

        ERA      IP      ER     BB       K    Won    Loss           

Seasons 1 6.13 69 47 43 46 3 8
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Colleges Attended by the Presidents
Sorted Alphabetically by College
Allegheny McKinley
Amherst Coolidge
Annapolis (USNA) Carter
Bowdoin Pierce
Columbia F. Roosevelt
Dickinson Buchanan
Duke Nixon
Eureka Reagan
Georgetown Clinton
Hampden-Sydney W. Harrison
Harvard J. Adams
  J.Q. Adams
  Hayes
  Kennedy
  F. Roosevelt
  T. Roosevelt
Johns Hopkins Wilson
Kansas City Law School Truman
Kenyon Hayes
Miami B. Harrison
Michigan Ford
Ohio Central Coolege Harding
Ohio University B. Harrison
Oxford Clinton
Princeton Madison
  Wilson
Southwest Texas Teachers College L. Johnson
Stanford Hoover
University of North Carolina Polk
Union College (Schenectady) Arthur
West Point (USMA) Eisenhower
  Grant
Whittier Nixon
William & Mary Jefferson
  Tyler
  Monroe
Williams Garfield
Yale G. H. Bush
  G.W. Bush
  Clinton
  Ford
  Taft
None Cleveland
  Fillmore
  Jackson
  A. Johnson
  Lincoln
  Taylor
  Van Buren
  Washington
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Presidents by Astrological Sign
Aries
Jefferson
 
Taurus
Buchanan
Grant
Monroe
Truman
 
Gemini
G.H. Bush
Kennedy
 
Cancer
J.Q. Adams
G.W. Bush
Coolidge
Ford
 
Leo
B. Harrison
Clinton
Hoover
 
Virgo
L. Johnson
Taft
 
Libra
Arthur
Cater
Eisenhower
Hayes
 
Scorpio
J. Adams
Garfield
Harding
Polk
T. Roosevelt
 
Sagittarius
Oierce
Taylor
Van Buren
 
Capricorn
Fillmore
A. Johnson
Nixon
Wilson
 
Aquarius
W. Harrison
Lincoln
McKinley
Reagan
F. Roosevelt
 
Pisces
Cleveland
Jackson
Madison
Washington
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Presidents on Money
Coin/Bill Amount President
Penny $ 0.01 Lincoln
Nickel $ 0.05 Jefferson
Dime $ 0.10 F. Roosevelt
Quarter $ 0.25 Washington
Fifty Cent Pieces $ 0.50 Kennedy
Silver Dollar $ 1.00 Eisenhower
One Dollar Bill $ 1.00 Washington
Two Dollar Bill $ 2.00 Jefferson
Five Dollar Bill $ 5.00 Lincoln
Twenty Dollar Bill $ 20.00 Jackson
Fifty Dollar Bill $ 50.00 Grant
Five Hundred Dollar Bill $ 500.00 McKinley
One Thousand Dollar Note $ 1,000.00 Cleveland
Five Thousand Dollar Note $ 5,000.00 Madison
One Hundred Thousand Dollar Note 100000 Wilson
NOTE: Two non-Presidents appear on U.S. money. Alexander Hamilton is on the $10 bill and Benjamin Franklin is on the $100 bill.
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Washington Presidents Historic Roster
URL: http://www.cosmicbaseball.com/presframe.html
Published: January 20, 2001
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