Perhaps racing president Teddy Roosevelt was just tired from yesterday’s big win vs. the Orioles bird, but today at Nationals Park a lot of Teddy fans were disappointed to see our #26 give up any chance of building on last night’s momentum. Through the early innings of today’s game vs. the Baltimore Orioles, Teddy was … Continue reading Teddy skips presidents race to assist grounds crew
Teddy Roosevelt had never won a race at Nationals Park (at least not without being disqualified for cheating); but tonight a packed house got to cheer as our beloved #26 came from behind and crossed the finish line to claim victory in a 1-on-1 grudge match vs. The Bird from Baltimore. It was a night … Continue reading Teddy Wins!
Nationals Park will be rockin’ with Teddy Roosevelt supporters tonight, which is why I am beside myself that I can’t be there. I’ve been sick at home, hoping to recover, but it’s clearly not happening. Tonight is the grudge match — an “unsanctioned” race between Teddy Roosevelt and Baltimore’s Bird in the middle of the … Continue reading I’m sick about Teddy and I need your help!
The over 35,000 fans who packed Nationals Park for the opening game of the “Battle of the Beltways” series between the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles were treated to a spectacle of presidential proportions on Friday night. Teddy Roosevelt’s supporters were out in full force, with Teddy signs throughout the stands and chants of … Continue reading After tripping incident, Nationals’ Teddy Roosevelt challenges The Bird to “unsanctioned race” on Saturday.
Now those of you who go to the Washington Nationals games at Nationals Park don’t have to rely on our standings page to track presidents race results. On Wednesday night, for the first time since the Nationals moved to their new stadium, the presidents race standings were featured on the on the centerfield wall scoreboard. … Continue reading Presidents Race Standings Now in High-Definition
It’s a sad state of affairs when our beloved Mount Rushmore racing presidents have to resort to violence to make the news. From flickr member bullneck comes this disturbing photo of Tuesday night’s presidents race, in which Abe and Teddy used a trip wire to take down Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. The composition was … Continue reading Has it come to this?
Thanks to Vimeo member tigerlilies for capturing great video of Tuesday night’s melee between the racing presidents at Nationals Park (video added to the presidents race videos page). Continue reading New video of Tuesday’s presidents race takedown
With Angels in town this week, the racing presidents have been anything but. On Monday night, our favorite mascots upped the ante in the quest to win the presidents race when Teddy Roosevelt and George Washington all but mugged Abraham Lincoln in the outfield, allowing Tom to take the victory. This just one night after … Continue reading Racing Presidents Are Not Inspired by Angels
It’s beginning to get ugly. During the presidents race last night at Nationals Park, Teddy Roosevelt and George Washington decided to take things into their own hands. Fed up with Abe Lincoln’s winning streak and increasingly arrogant showboating, Teddy and George wasted no time last night, knocking down Abe before he even reached the GEICO … Continue reading Abe Lincoln is Finally Beaten By Teddy… Literally !
It’s fairly safe to say that Teddy Roosevelt has nobody but himself to blame for his presidents race losing streak. Time after time, our beloved #26 has fallen short but taken the loss, kept his head up, and come back the next day to try again (sometimes try a little too hard). That’s why yesterday’s … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson hip checks Teddy Roosevelt
On Saturday night at Nationals Park, Teddy took a lead into the right field turn, but lost that lead when he ran into the corner of the outfield and emerged with a toy kangaroo. Abe Lincoln dashed by and won the race as Teddy attempted to hop to the finish line. I missed this spectacle … Continue reading Kangaroo Distracts Teddy from Presidents Race Victory
Last night a crowd of over 30,000 welcomed the Washington Nationals back from an extended road trip and were treated to a 14-inning thriller capped by another walk-off game-winner by Elijah Dukes. The game was the first of the year to feature two presidents races, a treat reserved for faithful Nationals fans who stick it … Continue reading New Scoreboard Walk Is Quite the Distraction for Teddy
A word in praise of the Ben’s Chili Bowl Half Smoke at Nationals Park Continue reading In Praise of the Ben’s Chili Bowl Half-Smoke
Fred Malek (www.fredmalekblog.com) is well known to long-time supporters of DC baseball, having led a team of local investors in a bid for ownership of the Washington Nationals. Now, in addition to his many other day-to-day responsibilities, Fred Malek is once again in the news as national finance committee co-chair of John McCain’s presidential campaign. … Continue reading Fred Malek, Teddy Roosevelt Fan
It’s not necessarily a compliment to Stan Kasten to say that the presidents race is the best thing the Washington Nationals have going, but let’s just say that with half the starters on the DL and the team flirting with the worst record in baseball, the awards this year will be few and far between. … Continue reading Presidents race nominated again for best on-field promotion