Bill Russell, Roger Clemens among those remembering President Bush 41


President George H.W. Bush, who died late Friday night at the age of 94, was a New Englander (born in Milton, Mass., raised in Greenwich, Conn. a former Yale first baseman with a summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine) with a love of sports who was remembered by several of the region's sports figures and teams via social media on Saturday.

The Red Sox' tweet featured a photo of the former President and First Lady Barbara Bush with a youthful Kevin Youkilis:

Celtics legend Bill Russell and Red Sox Hall of Famer Roger Clemens offered their condolences: 

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker tweeted a photo of the 41st President, who tossed the coin before Super Bowl 51 in Houston, with Tom Brady:

Yale also remembered its former baseball captain:

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge retweeted his son Tanner's remembrance:

The Bruins held a moment of silence for Bush before tonight's game against the Red Wings:

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