I Think I’m Going to Like Chico Harlan

Those of you who get your Nationals news from blogs and feed readers may have not have noticed a big change in Nationals coverage over at the Washington Post. Barry Svrugla, who had covered the Nationals beat since the team first moved to DC, recently moved on to cover the Redskins. Barry is great at …

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Teddy Roosevelt Says “Bring On the Sausages!”

Given Teddy Roosevelt’s pitiful record in the Washington Nationals’ presidents race, he can hardly afford to be thinking ahead to the next series, but that’s what he did on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. At the start of our favorite 4th-inning ritual, a self-assured Abraham Lincoln once again spotted the other presidents a big lead, … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt Says “Bring On the Sausages!”

Nationals T-Shirt Tuesday Features Racing Presidents

Yesterday’s home game against the Philadelphia Phillies marked the continuation of the Washington Nationals’ T-Shirt Tuesdays, which will run all season at Nationals Park. Each Tuesday home game throughout the season, the first 10,000 fans arriving at Nationals Park will be handed a free t-shirt compliments of one of the team’s sponsors. The t-shirts have … Continue reading Nationals T-Shirt Tuesday Features Racing Presidents

Abe Lincoln Taunts Fellow Presidents But Fails to Deliver

The Washington Nationals presidents race has been nothing if not puzzling in the month of May. Abe Lincoln raised suspicions by kicking off the month on an inhuman tear, running like the wind and taunting the other racing presidents. Yesterday he rather abrubtly returned to earth, but tonight at Nationals Park, our 16th president was … Continue reading Abe Lincoln Taunts Fellow Presidents But Fails to Deliver

So Much For That Theory

A day after Abe Lincoln was accused of using illegal substances to fly past his presidents race opponents and keep his winning streak going, our 16th president came out sluggish tonight and finished last behind Teddy Roosevelt. So much for that theory… Thomas Jefferson picked up his first victory since April, but Teddy still needs … Continue reading So Much For That Theory

Presidents Race Featured in First Post Hunt

Our beloved racing presidents continue to entrench themselves as fixtures in Washington, DC culture. High culture, I might add… Sunday brought thousands of people to downtown Washington for the first-ever Post Hunt — a live, brainteasing, scavenger hunt/puzzle founded and hosted by humor columnists Dave Barry and Gene Weingarten, and Washington Post Magazine editor Tom … Continue reading Presidents Race Featured in First Post Hunt

Since When Was Cheering Unprofessional?

New York Mets losing pitcher Nelson Figueroa, after last night’s 10-4 defeat at the hands of the Washington Nationals, called the Nationals players — led by Elijah Dukes — “truly unprofessional” for cheering loudly from the visitor’s dugout at Shea Stadium. “They were cheerleading in the dugout like a bunch of softball girls,” Figueroa, said. … Continue reading Since When Was Cheering Unprofessional?