Today over at SI.com, Inside Baseball’s Joe Lemire throws a nod to LetTeddyWin.com, calling the Washington Nationals presidents race an “apparent conspiracy,” and quotes Nationals pitcher Joel Hanrahan, who predicts that Teddy Roosevelt will never win: “No, never. Absolutely not. I gave up watching that race. I can’t take it any more. At least give … Continue reading Si.com’s Inside Baseball calls presidents race a conspiracy
The Washington Nationals will unveil a “new look” for their mascot Screech this coming Monday, March 2, at ESPN Zone in Washington, DC. In-game host Clint Kouhry and members of the Nat Pack will be on hand for the unveiling. If Screech seems a bit young to be getting a facelift, perhaps it’s because he … Continue reading New look for Nationals mascot Screech
As promised last week, the Washington Nationals announced today that the first-ever rock concert at Nationals Park will be a blockbuster. Bill Joel and Elton John will give a joint concert at Nationals Park on Saturday, July 11, at 7:30pm, as part of their Face to Face tour. According to the Nationals, John and Joel … Continue reading Billy Joel and Elton John to perform at Nationals Park in Washington DC this summer
The Washington Nationals today announced that almost all 2009 individual game tickets will go on sale Tuesday, March 3, and revealed the Nationals Park game day promotion/giveaway schedule for 2009. In addition to the known dates and giveaways listed below, the “popular post-game events” such as Friday Night Fireworks and Sunday Kids Run the Bases … Continue reading Nationals Promotion / Giveaway Schedule for 2009
The Washington Nationals have scheduled a press conference for Monday in which they will unveil “Washington, D.C.’s biggest summer concert and first-ever musical performance at Nationals Park.” Exciting news for the city and for the team. The Nats crew unfortunately needs more experience handling sold-out crowds, and this should expose more people to our great … Continue reading Nationals Park to host concerts in 2009
The first presidents race of 2009 took place today in the most unlikely of places — New York’s Nassau Coliseum. Billed as “Kids Day” by the host New York Islanders of the National Hockey League, the Coliseum was host to mascots from around the country for today’s game vs. the Pittsburgh Penguins. It being Presidents … Continue reading Presidents race on ice skates with predictable results
A record number of contestants showed up at Nationals Park today for what has quickly become an annual Presidents Day weekend ritual in Washington, DC — the Washington Nationals presidents race auditions. Seventy finalists — 20 more than the previous year — were invited to compete for the approximately 20 open spots on the Nationals’ … Continue reading Presidents Race on ice tomorrow following Presidents Day weekend auditions
Just as they did last year, the Washington Nationals will be holding auditions on Presidents Day weekend for those who want to compete as racing presidents George, Tom, Abe, or Teddy during the 2009 season at Nationals Park. The tryouts will be held on Sunday, February 15th at Nationals Park, with registration beginning at 10:00am. … Continue reading Your chance to be a Washington Nationals racing president!