Was it the moon? The beautiful bright moon that hovered over the Nationals Park scoreboard wasn’t officially full, but what other explanation could there be for the 4 1/2-hour spectacle that unfolded Thursday night. The night that had it all started with an awesome display by one young superstar-to-be and ended with a burst bubble … Continue reading A crazy night of milestones for the Nats and the presidents
After appearing for 3 nights at Vermont’s Centennial Park, home of the minor league Vermont Lake Monsters, the racing presidents turned north and crossed the border to pay a visit this morning to Olympic Stadium, the long-time home of the Montreal Expos. This marks the first time the presidents have left the country. Teddy provided … Continue reading Racing presidents visit Canada to explore their Expos roots
The Nationals’ own racing presidents are making their furthest trip north this weekend, as they pay a visit to the team’s Short Season Single-A Affiliate, the Vermont Lake Monsters. The presidents will be racing during games held tonight through Saturday. This marks the first time the Racing Presidents have performed at Burlington’s Centennial Park. The … Continue reading Nats presidents to race in Vermont and Pittsburgh
In June, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced plans to introduce a new attraction to home games at Phoenix’s Chase Field. At the end of the 5th inning, four 10-foot tall foam-headed “legends” would race around the ball park in uniform. In July, just before the All Star break, the characters were revealed. Given the short history … Continue reading Racing legends follow familiar pattern – Let Grace Win?
A five game losing streak is a pretty scary thing for Nationals fans, but on Friday night at Nationals Park, the Nats racing presidents upped the ante, emerging from the centerfield starting gate wearing “Jason” masks to honor Friday the 13th. Whatever they did, it worked, as Nats pitcher John Lannan helped break the streak … Continue reading Racing presidents honor Jason on Friday the 13th
The Washington Nationals have released a coupon code “for Teddy’s fans” for this week’s series vs. the Florida Marlins, including Tuesday night’s much-anticipated return of Stephen Strasburg to the Nationals Park mound. The code gets you half-price tickets in the outfield corners ($17), outfield mezzanine ($14), and upper infield gallery ($8). You must order at … Continue reading Nats release half-price coupon code for Stephen Strasburg’s return