Posted on April 21, 2010 by Presidents Race Fan
What do you do after a spectacular 14-day, 5.7 million-mile journey to the International Space Station as pilot of the the Space Shuttle Endeavor? Head to Nationals Park, of course.
Space Shuttle Commander George Zamka, Pilot Terry Virts and Mission Specialists Kathryn Hire, Stephen Robinson, Nicholas Patrick and Robert Behnken were on hand Tuesday night as Virts threw out the first pitch at the Nationals/Rockies game.
The Shuttle crew has been to DC be honored by our 44th president, but they may not have been expecting a tribute tonight from #26 Theodore Roosevelt.
Teddy took the lead in tonight’s presidents race carrying a “Curly W” flag and wearing a makeshift astronaut helmet to honor the evening’s special guests. The helmet, unfortunately, may have obscured Teddy’s view of the finish line, as he faltered rounding the outfield corner, before planting the flag in foul territory.
In a race for the tape, Tom edged Abe to steal the season lead, dropping Abe from first place for the first time since May, 2009.
Photos by Cheryl Nichols/Nats News Network
Video courtesy of YouTube member lfahome
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Posted on April 19, 2010 by Presidents Race Fan
The Washington Nationals have once again released a coupon code “for Teddy’s friends”: Order at Nationals.com using Coupon Code “TEDDY” (all caps) and get half-price tickets in select seating sections for the 4-game series vs. the Rockies starting tonight at Nationals Park .
The coupon is valid for online orders only, and gets you half price in the outfield corners ($17), the outfield mezzanine ($14), or the upper infield gallery ($8).
As always, for the ultimate bargain, 400 Grandstand-level seats (Section 401/402) are available for $5.00 each at the gate before the game. No coupon required.
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Posted on March 23, 2010 by Presidents Race Fan
Baseball is in the air, and the WeLoveDC blog and the Nationals are kicking off the season by sponsoring a special event for fans of the Nats, the racing presidents, and of course, Teddy Roosevelt.
On Wednesday, April 21, with the Rockies in town for the Nats’ first extended homestand, we’ll be going behind the scenes for a private tour and pre-game rally, plus prizes, sign-making, and an opportunity to go down on the field before the game.
WeLoveDC has packaged all this into a $40 ticket, which also includes entrance to the game, a $10 food voucher, and a seat amid the Teddy Roosevelt cheering section in section 237 by the scoreboard bar.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
5:30 p.m. Tour of the stadium. We’ll go behind the scenes, tour the press box, and four lucky raffle winners will get to go down to field level.
6:00 p.m. Pre-game rally, with sign-making materials, prizes, and Nats trivia.
7:05 p.m. First pitch
Tickets went on sale today at eventbrite and will sell out, so order yours now.
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