George HW Bush Does Something at Astros Stadium That Has the Crowd Going Wild

At 90 years old, George Bush Sr. has seen his share of adversity.

Last summer, he suffered a fall in Maine, where he sustained a broken neck bone.

Not one to let bad news get him down, Bush Sr. tweeted out a recovery photo shortly after his fall:

Two years before that, he had heart surgery for a blocked artery:

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And when he was diagnosed with vascular Parkinsonism in 2012, which took away his ability to walk, he said:

“I love being active, (playing) sports, being in the game. But you just face the reality and make the best of it.”

Bush Sr. may be wheelchair-bound, but he still tries to get out and do what he loves.

Former US President George H.W. Bush (C) and George W. Bush (2nd-R) sit with former First Ladies Barbara Bush (L) and Laura Bush (R) during the George W. Bush Presidential Center dedication ceremony in Dallas, Texas, on April 25, 2013. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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One of those things is baseball.

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He even took the field at Minute Maid Park on Thursday to throw the opening pitch.

Bush Sr. will be 91 in June. And we hope he’s able to throw many more opening pitches.

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