After high expectations are dashed, even Abe Lincoln implores the Nationals to Let Teddy Win

The “Let Teddy Win” buzz hit a fever pitch on Memorial Day at Nationals Park, with rumors spreading rampant that after high-level meetings in the Nats’ front office, a decision had been made to finally let Teddy win. From the stands to the press box, from Twitter to even the Phillies’ TV and radio broadcasts, … Continue reading After high expectations are dashed, even Abe Lincoln implores the Nationals to Let Teddy Win

Dan Steinberg explains why Teddy’s going to win on Monday

Could Monday be the day we’ve all anticipating — even begging for — for nearly five years? In tonight’s Sports Bog over at washingtonpost.com, the always-on-the-ball Dan Steinberg spells out ten reasons why Teddy Roosevelt could win the presidents race on Memorial Day. In addition to the vocal opinions of Jayson Werth and the reactions … Continue reading Dan Steinberg explains why Teddy’s going to win on Monday

Jayson Werth shows disgust as Nats fail to let Teddy win

A day after revealing his displeasure that Teddy never wins, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth clearly held hope that the Nationals had listened. As George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy began the presidents race Saturday afternoon, the Nationals’ 126 million dollar man moved to the top of the dugout steps in anticipation. Werth watched the race until … Continue reading Jayson Werth shows disgust as Nats fail to let Teddy win

Jayson Werth joins the “Let Teddy Win” movement

Reporters who cover the Nationals have been buzzing about Jayson Werth’s comments following Wednesday’s game in Milwaukee. After the outfielder’s suggestions that things had to change drew a mix of speculation and ridicule from the press, Werth chose to clarify after tonight’s game at Nationals Park. As reported by Mark Zuckerman at Nats Insider, Werth … Continue reading Jayson Werth joins the “Let Teddy Win” movement

Abe Lincoln pays tribute to Randy “Macho Man” Savage

Nationals racing president Abe Lincoln paid tribute to Randy “Macho Man” Savage, who died last week while the Nats were on the road. Lincoln entered the race from the centerfield starting gate dressed in some of the professional wrestler’s famous trademark gear, including a huge cowboy hat, wild black and yellow sunglasses, and a championship … Continue reading Abe Lincoln pays tribute to Randy “Macho Man” Savage

Teddy waits in line for $1 hot dog, misses presidents race

A crowd of 21,960 were rewarded with a great ball game after Monday evening’s thunderstorm as the Nationals’ held their Dollar Monday promotion, in which outfield tickets were available for a dollar, plus $1.00 parking and $1.00 hot dogs, peanuts, and popcorn available in the park. The cheap treats were such an attraction that Teddy … Continue reading Teddy waits in line for $1 hot dog, misses presidents race

Presidents debut new uniforms for Military Appreciation Day

The Washington Nationals donned their new patriotic uniforms for the first time Monday night in honor of Military Appreciation Day at Nationals Park, and the racing presidents joined the festivities with new matching uniforms of their own. With Nationals starter Tom Gorzelanny and San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner locked in an intense, fast-paced pitchers … Continue reading Presidents debut new uniforms for Military Appreciation Day

Photo Finish

In one of the closest presidents races in Nationals Park history, all four presidents ran neck and neck for nearly the entire length of the race on Saturday at Nationals Park. As they approached the finish line, George faded and Abe Lincoln put on a burst of speed as Tom and Teddy dove for the … Continue reading Photo Finish