Posted on August 28, 2008 by Presidents Race Fan
Manny Ramirez is showing the Nationals League what a magnet of a personality he is.
Teddy Roosevelt’s turn in a Manny Ramirez do-rag for Tuesday night’s game vs. the Dodgers received a lot of attention from bloggers and media. Among the national attention was a photo in yesterday’s Big League Stew.
Now thanks to YouTube member mercerboy we have this excellent video of the race itself.
This one will definitely earn a permanent spot on the presidents race videos page.
Photo courtesy of Megan Snider
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Posted on August 26, 2008 by Presidents Race Fan
With Manny Ramirez in town to make his Nationals Park debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Washington Nationals kicked off their nine-game homestand tonight with a Manny-inspired fourth inning tribute.
When Abe, George, Tom, and Teddy were introduced for the Nationals presidents race, Teddy Roosevelt emerged from the centerfield gates wearing a Manny Ramirez-style doo rag and dreadlocks. Urged on by the crowd, Teddy took a quick lead, but found it hard to resist the enthusiastic fans he encountered along the first-base line. When he paused, the other racing presidents quickly passed him. It was tight to the finish, but once again Abe took the tape.
Photo by flickr member Liliang
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