You have to hand it to the Nationals mascot team. They really do their homework.
So on Friday night at Nationals Park, racing presidents Taft and Abe Lincoln stopped mid-race to reenact the ceremony.
Lincoln grabbed a chair and struck his famous pose, while Taft grabbed an oversized camera to preserve the moment.
Meanwhile, George Washington and Teddy Roosevelt raced by, with Teddy edging the Founding Father by a nose.
On the MASN TV broadcast, Bob Carpenter and F.P. Santangelo were just confused: