Posted on April 9, 2012 by Presidents Race Fan
Al Roker on this morning's Today Show with Teddy and the racing presidents (among others)
One reason the role of Nationals racing president is so highly coveted
is the opportunities it presents to appear around Washington, particularly in an election year such as this.
This morning, the presidents made their annual appearance at the White House Easter Egg Roll, and joined Al Roker on The Today Show with an assortment of costumed characters also in attendance.
One drawback of being 10 feet tall: They always make you stand in the back row for photos.
PhotoThe Today Show
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Posted on April 14, 2009 by Presidents Race Fan
It was indeed a busy day for the Washington Nationals racing presidents. While Nats fans were lining up for the opening day festivities at Nationals Park, the racing presidents were across town, further cementing their new roll as DC-area icons.
For the third straight year, George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy were invited to participate in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
President Obama still hasn’t been to Nationals Park, but perhaps the cheers of “Let Teddy Win” on the White House lawn clued him in to the unique fan experience we have going on South Capitol Street.
Photo courtesy of Erik Metzroth
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Posted on March 25, 2008 by Presidents Race Fan
Today our Washington Nationals racing presidents claimed their place as part of a grand Washington DC institution, the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
Accompanied by Nationals mascot Screech, our four “Rushmore” presidents George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy made it back to the White House to entertain and pose for photos with children who had come to participate in this age-old Washington, DC tradition.
More impressive still is the observation that the Let Teddy Win movement has reached the highest halls of power. As reported over at Nats 320, the racing presidents appeared early Monday morning and were greeting on the White House lawn by cheers of “Let Teddy Win! Let Teddy Win!” How cool is that?
President Bush is scheduled to be in attendance on Sunday night for the opening of Nationals Park. Now that he’s had a preview, let’s hope he’s caught on and joins the cheers for Teddy Roosevelt when the 4th inning comes around.
Flickr photo by Archie Cubarrubia
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