Tonight’s sunset over the Anacostia River turned the sky a beautiful shade of pink over the left field wall at Nationals Park. Perhaps that’s why Teddy Roosevelt chose to run in that direction after taking the field for the 4th inning presidents race. As George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abe Lincoln raced along the right … Continue reading Teddy runs the wrong way, Abe takes 5th straight.
CORRECTION: I had originally thought this would air Friday, but it aired this morning on ESPN2: Nationals’ president Stan Kasten says in the interview that the presidents race is not fixed, and that “it’s inevitable” that Teddy will win. He also hints that there may be more 1-on-1 races in Teddy’s future like his recent … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt/Stan Kasten interview on ESPN’s First Take
From Vimeo member Ed, here’s a new video of last night’s T-Shirt Tuesday presidents race in which Teddy took a huge lead, but suffered a wardrobe malfunction near the finish line: Continue reading Video of Last Night’s Presidents Race
It was free T-Shirt Tuesday tonight at Nationals Park, and the stands were filled with 10,000 Nationals fans wearing free Abe Lincoln t-shirts. Based on the results from the previous T-Shirt Tuesdays, Abe had to be the prohibitive favorite to run away with tonight’s presidents race, but when the middle of the 4th inning arrived, … Continue reading Teddy Nearly Steals T-Shirt Tuesday Victory from Abe
Tuesday night the Washington Nationals return to town to face the Diamondbacks and Astros in a couple of series that promise great weather, light summer traffic, and some big promotions at Nationals Park. The Nationals are in need of some home cooking after a brutal week which netted as many devastating injuries as team victories. … Continue reading Abe’s T-Shirt Tuesday Kicks Off Nationals Homestand