Lincoln holds off challengers to take his 3rd title as the Nationals racing presidents bid farewell to Stan Kasten

In the end, it was no contest. After a back and forth month in which both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson made strong runs at first place in the presidents race standings, back-to-back repeat champion Abraham Lincoln held off all challengers in the final race of the season, pulling away for a convincing victory and … Continue reading Lincoln holds off challengers to take his 3rd title as the Nationals racing presidents bid farewell to Stan Kasten

Mr. Kool-Aid disrupts presidents race, tackles Teddy to set up season finale showdown

With a big assist from Mr. Kool-Aid, Thomas Jefferson lucked into his fifth straight presidents race victory Tuesday night, setting up an epic final race showdown for the 2010 presidents race title on Fan Appreciation Night, Wednesday at Nationals Park. Teddy Roosevelt had once again led from the start, but as the bull moose headed … Continue reading Mr. Kool-Aid disrupts presidents race, tackles Teddy to set up season finale showdown

Abe and George to duke it out in season’s final series

The Washington Nationals have long been eliminated from playoff contention, but the Nats’ final series that begins today vs. Philadelphia still carries meaning in the standings. No, the Nats can’t play spoiler vs. the Phillies, who have locked up the division title; but followers of the 4th-inning presidents race are finding a compelling story in … Continue reading Abe and George to duke it out in season’s final series

Presidents race on bicycles to kick off final homestand of the season

The Washington Nationals returned to town Monday night for their final homestand of the season, and while the Nationals have guaranteed their spot at the bottom of the National League East standings, the race to see who will win the 2010 presidents race crown remains tight to the finish. This homestand marks the finish to … Continue reading Presidents race on bicycles to kick off final homestand of the season

Behind the scenes at the Nationals presidents race (Video)

One thing we’re asked frequently (other then “When is Teddy gonna win?”) is whether the entire presidents race is scripted in advance. When I respond that Nationals Park PA announcer Jerome Hruska really calls the game live and unscripted, some people find that hard to believe. So when the Nationals hosted several bloggers at the … Continue reading Behind the scenes at the Nationals presidents race (Video)