My son and I had a lot of fun meeting people on opening day at Nationals Park. Even without Ryan Zimmerman’s fairytale-like heroics, it would have been a remarkable night to remember. It was also a night for spotting local celebrities and a variety of oddities you don’t usually find at a ball game. For … Continue reading What’s the Strangest Thing You Saw on Opening Day at Nationals Park?
I will post more later today, but suffice to say the grand opening of our new Nationals Park was nothing short of a smashing success for every Washington Nationals fan in attendence. Every Washington Nationals fan, that is, except Teddy. Though Ryan Zimmerman’s walk-off home run thrilled and delighted the crowd, our great and much … Continue reading The Season Begins with a Bang at Nationals Park
Tonight is the big opener at our new Nationals Park, and presidents race fans are eager to see what Teddy Roosevelt has in store for the 2008 debut. Reports are that he’s been working out for the 2008 campaign, and that his last-place finish in last night’s preseason warm-up was just designed to lull the … Continue reading Changes to the Presidents Race at Nationals Park
The Nationals asked and you voted. Here are the songs that will be played at Nationals Park home games starting with tomorrow’s exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles. At the 7th Inning Stretch (after Take Me Out to the Ball Game) Shout by Otis Day and the Knights After a Nationals Home Run Bustin’ Loose … Continue reading Music at Nationals Park – Song Results Are In!
Many of us have had questions this spring about whether there will be new policies at Nationals Park regarding outside food, cameras, or other restrictions. To date, nothing has appeared on the team’s web site, but we have dug up the outside food policy, and here it is: All food items must be contained in … Continue reading Outside food policies at Nationals Park (UPDATED)
If there was ever any doubt that hope springs eternal among young presidents race fans, look no further than today’s KidsPost at the Washington Post. Today’s edition poses the following question to young Post readers: “In 2008, Teddy Roosevelt will win how many presidents races?” Early results in this unscientific poll show over 70% of … Continue reading The KidsPost Presidents Race Survey
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 … Continue reading Racing Presidents Make It Back to the White House
As reported 2 weeks ago, the Nationals are giving fans a chance to choose the songs that will be played in Nationals Park in certain game situations. I have to say after seeing the current leader board that I’m a little concerned. Remember, we may be living with these traditions for the rest of your … Continue reading Leading Votes for Nationals Park Music – Last Chance!
Washington Nationals flagship radio station WWWT (Washington Post Radio 1500 AM / 107.7 FM) is hosting a promotional event next Friday morning March 28 in which WWWT personality Nigel will be joined by a group of Nationals fans to walk the ceremonial first game baseball three miles from RFK Stadium to the new Nationals Park. … Continue reading Join the Nationals Ceremonial Ball Walk and Get Tickets to the First Game at Nationals Park
The Washington Nationals surprised nobody but their own fans by releasing pitcher John Patterson today. I was surely not alone in being taken by surprise. A lot of us had hopes that he could still play the role of staff ace, having been mesmerized by his flashes of brilliance in 2005 and at the very … Continue reading Goodbye John Patterson
GameOps.com, a web site focused on sports entertainment and promotions, recognized the Washington Nationals presidents race with its Golden Steagle award for best contest or on-field promotion of 2007. Of course I couldn’t agree more, but this is a nice feather in the cap for Stan Kasten and the young Nationals marketing team, especially considering … Continue reading Presidents Race “Best On-Field Promotion of 2007”
Presidents race watchers should take note to watch manager Manny Acta’s lineup card this season to see whether he’s given center fielder Lastings Milledge the day off. In a video interview on Friday, Lastings Milledge tells the Washington Post that he plans to take the first opportunity to help Teddy win the presidents race. “I’m … Continue reading Lastings Milledge in the Presidents Race?
Fans of letteddywin.com know that I promote Teddy’s quest to win the presidents race because it is inarguably the first fan tradition that Washington Nationals fans can truly call their own. With the opening of our new Nationals Park this month, many of us have been screaming that the team needs to create more DC … Continue reading Nationals Park Music – Place Your Votes Now!
Sorry it took me so long to share, but my tour of the new Nationals Park included some video as well. A lot of progress has of course been made in the short time since this was filmed. As you can see, the views of the field from the main concourse are one of the … Continue reading New Nationals Park Clubhouse Tour
Longtime Washington sports columnist Rick Snider makes a strong case once again in today’s Examiner for the Washington Nationals to let Teddy Roosevelt win the presidents race. Snider is concerned that a president “whose accomplishments have him ranked among the top five” will be branded a loser by thousands of young Nationals fans. The latest … Continue reading The Roosevelt Section at Nationals Park