Abe wins #40, leads presidential bunny hop

The Let Teddy Win fans were out in force on Tuesday night to watch the Nationals win their penultimate home game of 2009. An ABC News crew was on hand in Section 131 to document Teddy Roosevelt’s travails in the presidents race, and the Bull Moose did not disappoint (or did, as the case may …

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Teddy Returns!

After missing the first four races of the homestand, Teddy Roosevelt teased the crowd in his return to action today at Nationals Park. When Saturday’s presidents race began, Teddy was nowhere to be seen, but after Tom, George, and Abe had taken the field, Teddy appeared from the centerfield gate and drew a roar from … Continue reading Teddy Returns!

Teddy Roosevelt to return to presidents race lineup today

After a 4-game absence from the Washington Nationals presidents race, Teddy Roosevelt today confirmed that he’ll be back in the race for today’s 1:05pm start vs. the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park. The Nationals had reported that Teddy was recuperating from a hamstring injury suffered during the team’s last homestand, though rumors suggested that the … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt to return to presidents race lineup today

Teddy Roosevelt “getting treatment,” will skip presidents race again.

The Washington Nationals confirmed today that racing president Teddy Roosevelt would be held out of tonight’s presidents race at Nationals Park, marking the third straight race without fan favorite Teddy. A spokesperson for the team told us that Teddy re-aggravated his hamstring injury from a few weeks ago. “He is getting treatment and we hope … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt “getting treatment,” will skip presidents race again.

Where’s Teddy?

Teddy Roosevelt sat out the presidents race at Nationals Park for the second night in a row Wednesday night. Roosevelt’s mysterious hamstring injury continued to keep #26 from going for his first win. Abe took the victory with Teddy failing to make an appearance, as the Nationals Park crowd was told he was “still out. … Continue reading Where’s Teddy?

Teddy Roosevelt scratched, misses presidents race with pulled hamstring

For the second time this month, Teddy Roosevelt was scratched from the Washington Nationals presidents race due to a mysterious pre-game injury. After watching their team give up seven runs to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the top of the 4th inning, fans at Nationals Park were looking for something positive from the mid-inning presidents … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt scratched, misses presidents race with pulled hamstring

Nationals offer half-price coupon code to Teddy fans to kick off “Screech Week”

The Washington Nationals have once again released a coupon code “for Teddy’s friends”: Order online at Nationals.com using Coupon Code “TEDDY” and get half-price tickets in select seating sections for the series starting Tuesday night vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers. The coupon code is valid only for online orders and may be used to get … Continue reading Nationals offer half-price coupon code to Teddy fans to kick off “Screech Week”

Thomas Jefferson collides with Abe Lincoln at the finish

One night after Washington Nationals fans cheered Teddy Roosevelt to victory, then saw him disqualified, our favorite #26 returned to form, trailing early and failing to finish the presidents race. It was nonetheless one of the more exciting finishes of the ’09 season. Abe Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson battled to the finish line, with Tom … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson collides with Abe Lincoln at the finish

Teddy is disqualified for “Unauthorized Use of a Feline”

It was a beautiful night at Nationals Park, with a game time temperature of 73 degrees and a crowd of 17,153 on hand to watch a classic pitchers’ duel between the Nationals’ John Lannan and the Philadelphia Phillies’ Pedro Martinez. With the Nationals up 1-0 in the 4th inning and Lannan cruising through the World … Continue reading Teddy is disqualified for “Unauthorized Use of a Feline”

Teddy Roosevelt Scratched from Presidents Race, listed as “Day to Day”

In an unprecendented turn of events, the Washington Nationals announced during Saturday night’s game that racing president and fan favorite Teddy Roosevelt had been injured during pre-game warmups and would not participate in the presidents race. With the Nationals trailing the Florida Marlins in the top of the 4th inning, the Nationals Park announcer said … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt Scratched from Presidents Race, listed as “Day to Day”

Nationals pull out the stops for the final 2 homestands of the season

The forecast calls for sunny skies as the Washington Nationals return to Nationals Park Labor Day weekend to kick off the penultimate homestand of the season. Beginning Friday night, the Nationals plan to reward loyal fans with “Fan Appreciation Month” throughout September. Fans in attendance can anticipate a large number of “Random Acts of Red”, … Continue reading Nationals pull out the stops for the final 2 homestands of the season