Wrestler John Cena pumps Teddy up to tackle Orioles Bird

The largest crowd at Nationals Park since opening day was rewarded richly Friday night after an hour-long rain delay postponed the start of the game. The Nationals continued their torrid offensive streak with the 7th win in a row, and Teddy Roosevelt, despite losing the 4th-inning presidents race, delivered a satisfying blow to a longtime … Continue reading Wrestler John Cena pumps Teddy up to tackle Orioles Bird

Video: That Cat, Rally Penguin aren’t enough to help Teddy on Lobster Day

National Lobster Day? Apparently so. On Wednesday before a crowd of 27,130 at Nationals Park, Your crack Washington Nationals Mascot Team added to the pantheon of obscure holiday celebrations, as Teddy emerged for the 4th inning presidents race sporting lobster claws in celebration of, yes, National Lobster Day. While the Nationals bats were shelling the … Continue reading Video: That Cat, Rally Penguin aren’t enough to help Teddy on Lobster Day

Shake Shack burgers, Box Frites fries highlight revamped Scoreboard Walk at Nationals Park

26,759 fans came to Nationals Park Tuesday to welcome the home team back to DC, and the evening didn’t disappoint as the Nationals followed their winningest road trip in years with a thrilling come-from-behind victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Fans had been drawn in by the return of Ryan Zimmerman, a $2 ticket promotion, … Continue reading Shake Shack burgers, Box Frites fries highlight revamped Scoreboard Walk at Nationals Park

Video: Jefferson cheats, knocks out Abe, wins anyway!

Will somebody please hold Screech accountable? In one of the most blatant examples ever of the anti-Teddy conspiracy, the Nationals’ feathered mascot and presidents race judge handed the victory to Thomas Jefferson Tuesday night, despite an overwhelming case for Tom’s disqualification. When the race began, Abe Lincoln jumped out to a big lead, and despite … Continue reading Video: Jefferson cheats, knocks out Abe, wins anyway!

From around the web: Jeers, tributes, proposals for Teddy

Racing president Teddy Roosevelt’s Memorial Day red herring apparently generated enough interest to inspire even more national outrage over Wednesday’s disqualification. Following reports from prominent sites including Sports Illustrated, Yahoo! Sports, CBS Sports, and NBC Washington, a number of prominent and not-so-prominent bloggers weighed in Thursday with jeers, tributes, and at least one proposal for … Continue reading From around the web: Jeers, tributes, proposals for Teddy