WATCH: Former US President Donald Trump Cheers Atlanta Braves With ‘Tomahawk Chop’ Against Houston Astros

Published 10/31/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
Oct 30, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Former President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump do the Tomahawk Chop prior to game four of the 2021 World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports


The Truist Park played host to Game 4 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros yesterday. While the diamond played host to some of the finest players in the MLB today, one man took a fair chunk of the spotlight off it. That man is none other than the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump.

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While enjoying the comfort of a suite, the 75-year-old joined Braves fans in their popular chant alongside his wife and former First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump.

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Donald Trump does the ‘Tomahawk Chop’ along with Atlanta Braves fans

Following Game 2 of this year’s World Series, news broke of Trump attending yesterday’s game in Atlanta. Yesterday, the 75-year-old followed up on that news, making his presence felt in Truist Park.

Oct 30, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Former President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump do the Tomahawk Chop prior to game four of the 2021 World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

While enjoying the luxury of his suite, the 75-year-old engaged with the fans by performing the Braves’ traditional ‘Tomahawk Chop’ along with his wife Melania.

Along with Trump, the capacity crowd at the Truist Park saw the Braves clinch a narrow 3-2 victory. This gave them a 3-1 lead in the series, taking them one step closer towards their fourth World Series title.

The Braves script a spirited comeback to win Game 4

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Second baseman José Altuve gave the Astros a fine start, scoring two runs in the first four innings. However, the 31-year-old would turn out to be their only scorer as the Braves mounted a solid comeback.

Oct 30, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith (51) celebrates with teammates after defeating the Houston Astros in game four of the 2021 World Series at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Eddie Rosario scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to reduce the deficit, before the Braves enjoyed an exhilarating seventh innings. Dansby Swanson and Jorge Soler scored back-to-back solo home runs to give them a 3-2 lead which they held onto.

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Should the Braves produce another performance like they did yesterday in Game 5 later today, they could end a 26-year World Series drought in front of their fans. Can the NL Pennant winners script one of the best stories this season today? Or will the Astros conjure a victory in this win or go home situation?

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Sanket Nair

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Sanket Nair is an F1 & US Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He began following F1 since 2010, which made him an instant Sebastian Vettel fan. His favorite tracks on the calendar include Spa-Francorchamps, Monaco and Monza.

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