Teddy blows it twice to close Nationals’ homestand

With a rare late afternoon start and temperatures in the mid-90s for the final game of this week’s homestand, the last thing anybody at Nationals Park probably wanted to do was exert themselves by running a sprint around the full length of the warning track. So when Teddy Roosevelt saw nothing but green between himself …

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Abe & Teddy break away in 3-legged presidents race

Livan Hernandez and the Washington Nationals celebrated the summer solstice with a 2-1 victory Monday night at Nationals Park, and what better to welcome in the summer than that classic summer staple, the 3-legged race. George Washington was teamed with Thomas Jefferson and Abe Lincoln was teamed with Teddy Roosevelt as the race began. With … Continue reading Abe & Teddy break away in 3-legged presidents race

Racing presidents chase White Sox Southpaw on Segways

The Washington Nationals returned to town Friday night for a short homestand of interleague play against the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, sandwiched at either end with starts by rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg. President Barack Obama joined the sellout crowd on Friday to see his beloved White Sox take on the Nationals new … Continue reading Racing presidents chase White Sox Southpaw on Segways

Join the Racing presidents at Friday’s free Nats Watch Party

The Washington Nationals have announced their first 2010 Watch Party of the season, for Friday night’s road game vs. the Cleveland Indians. Beginning at 6:30pm, Nats’ in-game host Clint Khoury will be on hand with the Natmobile, Nationals mascot Screech, members of the Nat Pack, and of course the Racing Presidents, as they join together … Continue reading Join the Racing presidents at Friday’s free Nats Watch Party

On a historic night, Teddy fails to make history of his own

It’s safe to say that the Washington Nationals presidents race was not the main event Tuesday at Nationals Park. The mood was absolutely electric as 40,315 came to witness the major league debut of Stephen Strasburg, and despite hype and expectations that seemed impossible to meet, the rookie managed to exceed them, posting one of … Continue reading On a historic night, Teddy fails to make history of his own

Nationals invite standing room crowd — and Pierogies — to Strasburg’s debut

As the hype for pitcher Stephen Strasburg’s debut reaches a fever pitch, with media coverage rivaling a league championship series, the Washington Nationals are releasing additional $10 standing room only tickets via the stadium box office this afternoon, ensuring an all-time Nationals Park attendance record will be set tonight. With the stands overflowing and the … Continue reading Nationals invite standing room crowd — and Pierogies — to Strasburg’s debut