As the Washington Nationals left the field after the top of the fourth inning today, right fielder Jayson Werth took the opportunity to once again interfere with the Nats’ presidents race. Werth is an outspoken critic of the conspiracy that keeps Teddy Roosevelt out of the win column at Nationals Park, but this time chose … Continue reading Video: Jayson Werth, still messing with the presidents race
The Nationals’ apparent decision to vary the location of the presidents race finish line in 2012 isn’t just confusing for the spectators at Nationals Park. Apparently Teddy Roosevelt is a bit out of sorts over it as well. After alternating the location for the first two games, the Nationals gave the reasonable impression that the … Continue reading Video: Change in presidents race direction confuses Teddy too. Abe cheats but gets the win.
As promised, the Nationals moved the presidents race back to the first base line for Friday’s outing, but despite getting a rare second chance, the result was the same for poor Teddy Roosevelt. In the 4th inning, the presidents competed aboard Segway personal transporters, and despite his height, Jefferson managed to outmaneuver the other racing … Continue reading Video: Presidents race twice. Abe ambushes Teddy in the 13th inning. TJ takes two.
The Nats are saying Thursday’s surprise change in direction of the opening day presidents race was not designed to avoid foul play by the likes of Jayson Werth, according to a report this morning by Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. The source said that the team plans to alternate which side of the field … Continue reading Nats say presidents race move wasn’t to avoid foul play
If opening day at Nationals Park was any indication, it’s going to be a wild and exciting year on South Capitol Street. A sellout crowd turned out Thursday afternoon to watch Gio Gonzalez pitch a gem in his Nationals Park debut, capped by a walk-off extra-innings Nationals victory that moved the team into sole possession … Continue reading Video: Jefferson slips Teddy and CM Punk’s trap as the presidents race is moved for 2012
This morning WTOP radio’s Brennan Haselton raises a critical question for the Let Teddy Win movement in advance of today’s home opener: Does Teddy have a legal remedy vs. the Nationals? Haselton features input from WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Dave McConnell and American University law professor Stephen Vladeck, among others. “Teddy really is a victim … Continue reading Is there a legal remedy to Let Teddy Win?
After taking their first two series on the road, the Nats bring a winning record back to DC Thursday to kick off what many hope will be a new era noted for Curly Ws on South Capitol Street; but the changes in store for the home opener at Nationals Park go beyond the team’s winning … Continue reading New food & other changes for 2012 at Nationals Park