President  |  Vice President  |  First Lady  |  Mrs. Cheney  |  News & Policies 
History & ToursKids  |  Your Government  |  Appointments  |  JobsContactGraphic version

Email Updates  |  Español  |  Accessibility  |  Search  |  Privacy Policy  |  Help

Printer-Friendly Version   Email this page to a friend

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 20, 2008

President Bush Attends Tee Ball Game in Ghana
Ghana International School
Accra, Ghana

  Presidential Remarks

      Africa Trip 2008

2:55 P.M. (Local)

THE PRESIDENT: Welcome to tee ball in Ghana. We're glad you're here. Thanks for coming. I am so honored to be here for -- to witness the game between -- I want to make sure I get this right -- the Little Dragons and the Little Saints. (Applause.)

I appreciate the Secretary of State coming, Condoleezza Rice. Madame Secretary, thank you. I appreciate very much the Ambassador joining us. Madame Ambassador, thank you. And we got a Major League scout here -- yes, Jimmie Lee Solomon, from Major League Baseball, he's looking for some talent. (Applause.) Good to see you, Jimmie Lee.

Listen, thank you all for letting us come by. I'm very excited about watching this game. I do want to thank your coaches. Thanks for coaching. Thanks for teaching people the importance of teamwork. I like baseball a lot, so thanks for teaching them how to play baseball, too.

And are you ready to start? Are you going to give me that ball? All right, come on over. This is the first ball -- ready? Want to put it on the tee? Play ball. (Applause.)

END 2:55 P.M. (Local)

Printer-Friendly Version   Email this page to a friend

In Focus
January 2008   |   December 2007   |   October 2007   |   September 2007   |   July 2007   |   July 2007   |   June 2007   |   May 2007   |   April 2007   |   March 2007   |   February 2007

News by Date


Federal Facts

West Wing