The Washington Nationals have once again released a coupon code “for Teddy’s friends”, good for next week’s home series vs. the Florida Marlins. It will be the Marlins first trip to Nationals Park with their new first baseman Nick Johnson, who was traded by the Nationals at today’s trading deadline. Expect the Nationals Park crowd …
Perhaps Teddy was inspired by recent events. Perhaps, just 2 days after “honest” Abe Lincoln pushed and cheated his way to victory, avoiding disqualification while knocking down his opponents, Teddy Roosevelt concluded that the judges weren’t paying attention. Of course, he could have picked a more subtle way to cheat. On Sunday, before a crowd … Continue reading Teddy crosses first, is disqualified for riding motor scooter
With Garrett Mock on the mound against the San Diego Padres, the Washington Nationals and Teddy Roosevelt followed similar patterns tonight at Nationals Park, barely getting out of the gate before blowing any chance they had for victory. Teddy quickly locked up his 250th consecutive presidents race loss when he collided with Thomas Jefferson at … Continue reading Presidents go down quickly, Teddy notches loss #250
The Washington Nationals starting pitching delivered another outstanding effort tonight as the Nationals road a superb outing by Craig Stammen to take the rubber match of the 3-game series vs. the New York Mets. Unfortunately, the effort appeared to offer little inspiration to racing president Teddy Roosevelt. Abe Lincoln showed his colors tonight, breaking away … Continue reading Nats pitching delivers again, Teddy does not
The Greater Washington Sports Alliance is hosting it’s 6th annual SneakerBall gala on September 15, honoring the best of sports in the greater Washington, DC region, and for the first time, voting for the organization’s SneakerBall Awards has been opened to the public. The categories cover athletic performance, franchise leadership, community sponsorship and media coverage, … Continue reading Vote for Teddy in the SneakerBall Awards
Nationals presidents race observers have no doubt come to expect our fab four to commemorate notable cultural events during their nightly 4th-inning ritual. All fans of Teddy Roosevelt can do is hope that the burden is shared by Abe, George, and Tom. Not so Monday night. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon … Continue reading Teddy wears “astronaut helmet” to commemorate moon landing
The Washington Nationals teased the home crowd of 36,000 fans who showed up at Nationals Park on Saturday night to see the Nats take on the Chicago Cubs. Much as Teddy Roosevelt has done throughout the season in the presidents race, the Nationals took a big lead and had victory in sight more than once, … Continue reading Abe Lincoln taunts racing presidents
It was Christmas in July tonight at Nationals Park, with the U.S. Marines Corps Reserves on hand all weekend collecting toys for the Toys for Tots Foundation; and for a brief time, it appeared that the fans in attendance were in store for an early gift in the form of victory for Teddy Roosevelt. But … Continue reading Teddy dresses as Santa for Christmas in July
The dismissal of Manny Acta has kept Nationals bloggers busy during this All Star break, but with no presidential activity at Nationals Park all week, we’ve kept it quiet here. I try to keep LetTeddyWin about the ball park experience, saving opinions about team moves for Twitter and Facebook. But with all the talk in … Continue reading Time for a fresh start. Let Teddy Win!
On a beautiful 4th of July afternoon at Nationals Park, the Washington Nationals enjoyed their third consecutive Independence Day victory behind a solid outing from pitcher John Lannan and a booming 300th career homer by Adam Dunn. The come-from-behind victory gave Nationals fans plenty to cheer about, and they did, easily drowning out the usual … Continue reading Abe abandons lead, jumps into the stands
Michael Jackson died just hours before the Nationals’ last home game on June 25, so Friday night was the racing presidents’ first opportunity to pay tribute to the late King of Pop. Instead of racing to the usual stable of songs (are we done yet with “I Ran” by A Flock of Seagulls?), the Nationals … Continue reading Teddy ignores Michael Jackson’s advice
Cristian Guzman will be batting 6th and newly acquired center fielder Nyjer Morgan takes over the leadoff spot tonight as the Washington Nationals make a brief holiday weekend stop back in DC before hitting the road again on Monday. If many in attendance tonight are caught saying “Nyjer who?,” it will still be an improvement … Continue reading Teddy who?