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 … Continue reading Fun, Games, and Victory on 70s Night at Nationals Park
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.
Manny Ramirez is showing the Nationals League what a magnet of a personality he is. Teddy Roosevelt’s turn in a Manny Ramirez do-rag for Tuesday night’s game vs. the Dodgers received a lot of attention from bloggers and media. Among the national attention was a photo in yesterday’s Big League Stew. Now thanks to YouTube … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt as Manny Ramirez
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
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
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
Last night at Nationals Park, the racing presidents honored the Olympics by running that most difficult of track events — the walk race. After it was announced that walk race rules were in effect, the racing presidents took off — slowly — in a painful demonstration of speed-walking while wearing a 10-foot costume. Perhaps Teddy … Continue reading Teddy disqualified for cheating in walk-race