If the 2012 elections were held today, Teddy Roosevelt has an early “leg up” on the canine vote. Adams Morgan pug Cachucha brought her owner Johanna Diaz to Nationals Park for Saturday’s “Pups in the Park” day, decked out to support her favorite racing president, Teddy Roosevelt. Cachucha took the pre-game parade seriously, sporting an … Continue reading Canine Teddy fan wins Fan of the Game at Pups in the Park
Hundreds of dogs and their owners got to witness another walk-off win for the Nationals Saturday as the team’s annual Pups in the Park promotion returned to Nationals Park. Barkley, the canine mascot of the Washington Humane Society, was on hand to assist with the day’s festivities, but proved to be a distraction for fellow … Continue reading Video: Pups in the Park proves distracting for animal lover Teddy Roosevelt
Thursday was National High Five Day, and even if presidents race fans are unfamiliar with the holiday, it should come as no surprise that it did not escape the attention of one Theodore Roosevelt. When the presidents were announced for Thursday night’s race at Nationals Park, Teddy failed to appear on the field. As George, … Continue reading Video: Teddy gives priority to National High Five Day
The smallest crowd of the season got to witness an increasing rarity Wednesday night at Nationals Park. The Nationals racing presidents ran wire to wire with no tricks, gimmicks, or foul play. Teddy Roosevelt got a hot start but showboated early, skipping and taking a wide turn out of the center field gate. The pause … Continue reading Wire to wire with no shenanigans
The Space Shuttle Discovery’s flight to its final resting place went right over South Capital Street Tuesday morning, but Teddy Roosevelt must have missed the spectacle, because when the presidents race began just before 8:00pm at Nationals Park, Roosevelt was still looking up. As they promised they would from time to time, the Nationals reversed … Continue reading Video: Teddy stops to look for the Shuttle Discovery
It was Emancipation Day Monday, and followers of the Washington Nationals presidents race were calling on Twitter for an easy commemorative victory for Abraham Lincoln. It took a little unexpected help from two slave owners to make it happen. After jumping to an early lead, George Washington turned around on the warning track and plowed … Continue reading Video: Washington turns on Jefferson in the outfield
As promised, here’s the full video of today’s presidents race, in which Jayson Werth busted across the finish line before the race began. Perhaps Werth was trying to silently protest on behalf of the Bull Moose Party. Perhaps he was trying to set an example for Teddy. Either way, Roosevelt failed to deliver, cutting the … Continue reading Video: Werth runs across the finish line. Teddy doesn’t.