Fun, Games, and Victory on 70s Night at Nationals Park

Another crowd of over 30,000 fans turned out last night at Nationals Park for a fun-filled theme night and a thrilling extra-innings victory over the Atlanta Braves. It was Washington Nationals 1970s night, and the team did a great job of extending the theme throughout the fan experience. 70s-themed music, player introductions, and contests were …

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Teddy Roosevelt in a leisure suit? Can’t quite picture it.

Saturday night is “70’s Night” for the 2nd game of the series between the Washington Nationals’ and Atlanta Braves and the question on the minds of Nationals Park regulars is “What will Teddy wear?” After this week’s Manny Ramirez do-rag, expectations may be high for Teddy to dress up for the occasion. It should be … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt in a leisure suit? Can’t quite picture it.

Teddy races in dreadlocks to welcome Manny Ramirez to Nationals Park

With Manny Ramirez in town to make his Nationals Park debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Washington Nationals kicked off their nine-game homestand tonight with a Manny-inspired fourth inning tribute. When Abe, George, Tom, and Teddy were introduced for the Nationals presidents race, Teddy Roosevelt emerged from the centerfield gates wearing a Manny Ramirez-style … Continue reading Teddy races in dreadlocks to welcome Manny Ramirez to Nationals Park

Post’s Stephen Hunter calls for Nationals fans to turn against the presidents race

With Manny Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers arriving at Nationals Park tonight for another free T-Shirt Tuesday, Nationals fans are holding out hope that the homestand which begins today can help erase their painful memories of the last two home series in which the Nationals were dominated by the Mets and Rockies. In today’s … Continue reading Post’s Stephen Hunter calls for Nationals fans to turn against the presidents race

Racing Presidents Run Hurdles to Honor Olympics

In their last home game to be played during these 2008 Olympics, the Washington Nationals pulled out all the stops to stage an Olympics-inspired presidents race during the fourth inning Sunday at Nationals Park. If Saturday night’s race-walk didn’t impress you, then the sight of our favorite 10-foot tall racing presidents jumping over hurdles certainly … Continue reading Racing Presidents Run Hurdles to Honor Olympics

A Well-Traveled Teddy Roosevelt Bobblehead Doll

One of the regular contributors to the Nationals Presidents Race group on photo sharing site Flickr is Arlington native Phil Yabut, a frequent visitor to Nationals Park who goes by the name philliefan99. I recently met Phil on Teddy’s T-Shirt Tuesday at Nationals Park, and despite his unfortunate handle, this Arlington resident is obviously fond … Continue reading A Well-Traveled Teddy Roosevelt Bobblehead Doll

Teddy’s Big Day Is Here!

No humidity? Is this really DC in August? It appears that the weather gods will be shining on Teddy Roosevelt for tonight’s big “Run Teddy Run!” T-Shirt Tuesday at Nationals Park. With the Washington Nationals coming off a disastrous weekend series at Miller Park in Milwaukee, what our team needs is a little home cooking, … Continue reading Teddy’s Big Day Is Here!

Vote for the Racing Presidents in the MLB Mascot Brackets

Our friends over at Home Run Derby are running a “mascot bracket” that pits major league baseball mascots against each other in a single-elimination popularity contest. Yes, Screech may be the official team mascot, but HRD wisely chose the popular racing presidents to represent our beloved Washington Nationals. Unfortunately, at the time of this writing, … Continue reading Vote for the Racing Presidents in the MLB Mascot Brackets