Race vs. Teddy Roosevelt wins DC man his bride

Jennifer Kushlis loves Teddy Roosevelt. In fact, her love for the Washington Nationals’ racing president runs so deep that her boyfriend of six years, Matt Hendrickson, decided he would have to literally win her affections from Teddy before asking for her hand in marriage. “I absolutely love the Presidents’ Race,” Kushlis said. “It’s the highlight … Continue reading Race vs. Teddy Roosevelt wins DC man his bride

Mark Grace says “I’m coming for you,” Teddy says “Bring It!”

Arizona Diamondbacks TV analyst and “Racing Legend” Mark Grace responded to Wednesday night’s challenge with one of his own in the final race of the homestand Thursday night. Following a decisive presidents race victory by Abe Lincoln, Nationals Park P.A. announcer Jerome Hruska intoned “Live from Chase Field in Arizona, it’s a special message for … Continue reading Mark Grace says “I’m coming for you,” Teddy says “Bring It!”

Video: “Air Screech” introduced at Nationals Park

Between innings Thursday at Nationals Park, the Washington Nationals welcomed a new mid-game distraction. Popping up along the third base line was “Air Screech,” an inflated, dancing, oversize costumed version of the Nationals official mascot. The video speaks for itself, but just in case you were at a loss for words, Dan Steinberg at the … Continue reading Video: “Air Screech” introduced at Nationals Park

Today’s man on the streeet: Thomas Jefferson

Each Thursday, the DC-focused blog SocialStudiesDC interviews a DC resident to get a slice of DC life, asking them what they are thankful for. Today the blog took an unusual twist on the man-in-the-street interview and featured a more well-known resident, the Washington Nationals’ own racing president Thomas Jefferson. For the record, Tom is thankful … Continue reading Today’s man on the streeet: Thomas Jefferson

Video: Racing Presidents issue challenge to Mark Grace

The Washington Nationals’ racing presidents are fond of taking on racing mascots from other teams, but Wednesday night at Nationals Park, they issued their first challenge on record targeting an opposing team’s broadcaster. The broadcaster in question was Diamondbacks color analyst Mark Grace, who was covering the game for FOX Sports Arizona. Grace is one … Continue reading Video: Racing Presidents issue challenge to Mark Grace