Yesterday’s presidents race auditions brought 55 finalists to the Washington Nationals former home, RFK stadium, to see if they had what it takes to don a giant president head and race from the outfield to home plate. Ian Koski at Nationals Pride put together a terrific little video highlighting the presidents race audition experience, and …
The Washington Nationals have selected 50 finalists from the 120 applicants they received to become one of the 12-foot-tall racing presidents for the 2008 season. The presidents race finalists have been invited to the new Nationals Park for auditions on Monday, February 18. Presidents Day, of course. The finalists will be asked to demonstrate their … Continue reading Presidents Race Auditions – When Else? Presidents Day!
Parking at Nationals Park – The Real Tragedy As the inaugural presidents race at Nationals Park approaches, get ready to hear Stan Kasten shouting “Take Metro!” on every media outlet in town. Parking availability will be slim to none around the new Nationals Park. As somebody who used to leave his office at 6:30 by … Continue reading Parking at Nationals Park – The Real Tragedy
Have you ever wanted to don the Teddy Roosevelt costume and race in the Washington Nationals presidents race? The Washington Nationals Mascot Coordinator is now soliciting applications via the team’s web site. Applicants must be between 5’7″ and 6’6″ in height, able to run 100 yards wearing a 45 pound costume, and available for “at … Continue reading You can be in the presidents race
Two days after I tweaked Barry Svrluga’s photoblogging, he has taken notice of our little Let Teddy Win fan gear site. I don’t know whether I’d qualify today’s post at the Nationals Journal as an endorsement, but the Washington Post certainly gets a ton of exposure that lit up my in box this morning. Continue reading Finally, somebody noticed.
New Nationals Park In today’s Nationals Journal, Washington Post beat writer Barry Svrluga finally got to show off some photos from his recent tour of Nationals Park under construction. Unfortunately, the Washington Post’s blogging function doesn’t give Barry flexibility to let you see much detail. I also wish Barry had gone into some more of … Continue reading Nationals Park Photos