The temperature on the field for Garrett Mock’s major league pitching debut today at Nationals Park was over 100 degrees, and despite the repeated sound of “This is Why I’m Hot” by MIMS over the stadium P.A., the Nationals were anything but, giving up another early lead and failing to threaten a comeback. The only … Continue reading Abe Lincoln Says “This is Why I’m Hot!”
The thunder rumbled in the distance on a steamy Saturday night at Nationals Park as Giants pitcher Jonathan Sanchez and Nats pitcher Shawn Hill took a scoreless pitcher’s duel into the 8th inning. With the crowd getting restless under the threatening skies, Teddy Roosevelt tried to single-handedly inject a little lightning of his own. When … Continue reading Teddy Disqualified for Riding a Motor Scooter
Followers of the presidents race agree that of all the crazy ways Teddy Roosevelt has managed to lose this year, few stack up to the panther attack that derailed our 26th president on April 26th. Last night at Nationals Park, the panther made a surprise return. With Tim Redding and the Washington Nationals leading the … Continue reading Panther Returns To Attack Teddy During Presidents Race
With two rain delays totalling over two hours in the early innings of Tuesday night’s contest, there weren’t many people left in the stands by the time the 4th-inning presidents race arrived at Nationals Park; but as had been speculated, Thomas Jefferson came from behind to take the presidents race on his very own T-Shirt … Continue reading Jefferson Holds Serve on a Rainy T-Shirt Tuesday
Best-selling author and local celebrity John “Junior” Feinstein will be at Nationals Park for this Saturday’s game against the San Francisco Giants greeting fans and signing copies of his new book “Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember,” which chronicles the 2007 seasons of pitchers Tom Glavine and Mike Mussina. … Continue reading Meet John Feinstein at Nationals Park Saturday Night
With tropical storm Arthur having already kicked off the 2008 storm season, the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center last week boosted it’s official prediction for 2008, suggesting we could get 16 named storms this year. Alert presidents race fan Marty Humm points out that the 2008 storm name list puts us dangerously close to … Continue reading Will Hurricane Teddy Hit Nationals Park?
The Nats return home Tuesday night for seven games against the Cardinals and Giants, and it should be a great week for baseball at Nationals Park, with evening temperatures projected to be in the 70s throughout the homestand and some great fan promotions that should help fill the stands. Free Thomas Jefferson racing president t-shirts … Continue reading Great Promotions and Baseball Weather At Last