The Washington nationals presidents race received a fitting tribute in an entry to this year’s Washington Post Peeps Diorama contest. The entry, titled “The Peepsidents Race” and depicting a Teddy Roosevelt victory, was selected as a semifinalist from over 1,100 entries to the popular annual contest. The Post’s chosen winner was an equally-inspired send-up of … Continue reading Teddy wins Peepsidents Race in Post diorama contest. Voting open now!
Finally! The Washington Nationals confirmed today that president Barack Obama will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch when the Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies for opening day 2010. Team president Stan Kasten and various members of the Natosphere have hoped that Obama will make the presidential first pitch an annual … Continue reading Obama to throw out first pitch on opening day
Baseball is in the air, and the WeLoveDC blog and the Nationals are kicking off the season by sponsoring a special event for fans of the Nats, the racing presidents, and of course, Teddy Roosevelt. On Wednesday, April 21, with the Rockies in town for the Nats’ first extended homestand, we’ll be going behind the … Continue reading Teddy fans join WeLoveDC April 21 for a special night at Nationals Park
Each year, when the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus comes to Washington, their famous circus elephants are helped off of the train early and are paraded the rest of the way to the Verizon Center. The annual event has been dubbed the “Elephant Walk.” This year, the Ringling Brothers upped the ante by adding … Continue reading Nationals racing presidents participate in DC Elephant Walk
Rock legends The Eagles will headline a concert at Nationals Park on June 15. They’ll be joined in the Nationals Park outfield by country stars The Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban. The Washington Nationals announced the concert today. Tickets and parking will go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 29 through tickets.com. … Continue reading The Eagles, Dixie Chicks, and Keith Urban to perform at Nationals Park
ESPN Radio’s Doug Gottlieb is running “Mascot Madness,” in which fan voting will determine America’s #1 sports mascots for 2010. Gottlieb hand-picked 64 mascots for the fan tournament, and — sorry Screech — the Washington Nationals racing presidents were selected as the only representative of DC-area professional sports teams. The Rushmore presidents are seeded at … Continue reading Vote for the Presidents in ESPN’s Mascot Madness
With Steven Strasburg making his second spring training start in sunny Florida, the local Nats fans facing another weekend of lousy DC weather were greeted to their own surprise treat today. Yes, the crowd that braved the rain this afternoon to line Constitution Avenue for the 2010 Nation’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade was treated to … Continue reading Racing presidents ride in DC St. Patricks Day Parade