Only rain prevents Abe from winning his 50th presidents race of the year (and Teddy his first)

It was in some ways a fitting end to a home season filled with one disappointment after another. The Washington Nationals were to play their last home game of the season last night, and as part of “Fan Appreciation Night” had planned a non-stop onslaught of giveaways every inning, but with the Florida Marlins facing …

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14-inning game features two presidents races (and two wins for George)

Friday night’s 14-inning affair between the Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres featured a treat reserved only for the truest of die-hard Nationals fans — a second unofficial presidents race, run only at home games that stretch past the 13th inning. Five hours, 30 hits, and 18 pitchers into the game, as midnight approached, the … Continue reading 14-inning game features two presidents races (and two wins for George)

Leprechaun appears for “Half way to St. Patricks Day” at Nationals Park

The Washington Nationals celebrated September 17 — half way to St. Patricks Day — tonight with free green ‘Curly W’ hats, live Irish music from 4 Ever Erin, celtic dancers and more throughout the game. It had all the makings of a festive Wednesday night for the 25,000 fans in attendance, but the Nationals 14 … Continue reading Leprechaun appears for “Half way to St. Patricks Day” at Nationals Park