Baltimore Orioles star center fielder was warming up before Saturday’s game at Nationals Park, waiting for the Nationals to finish batting practice, and chatting with teammates about the Nationals’ racing presidents. “Teddy never wins,” Jones asked. “Why doesn’t Teddy ever win?” Jones, as it turns out, is a Teddy Roosevelt fan. He doesn’t miss the … Continue reading The Orioles’ Adam Jones weighs in on Teddy and the racing presidents
Civility ruled the day as another packed house came to watch Stephen Strasburg and the Nats put a hurt on the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday at Nationals Park. Some were hoping to see a Teddy victory, and others just wanted to see another pummeling of the Orioles mascot, The Bird, but there were no shenanigans … Continue reading Video: In his Sunday best, Abe Lincoln returns to form
With the Baltimore Orioles in town, Teddy Roosevelt was looking for The Bird to show up, and finally got his wish Saturday night. Teddy and the “creatively”-named Orioles mascot have a contentious history, but The Bird appeared ready to make peace as the fourth-inning presidents race began. With Teddy rounding the outfield corner carrying a … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt pummels the Orioles’ The Bird
The Washington Nationals will be announcing the inaugural Ignite Your Natitute Tweet-up to be held at Nationals Park during the July 3 game vs. the San Francisco Giants. The team will be setting aside a section in Nationals Park for those who RSVP via Twitter, with a special discount ticket package. The exact location of … Continue reading Nationals announce first-ever Ignite Your Natitude Tweet-up
The Orioles Bird did not make an appearance as expected during the presidents race for Friday night’s kickoff of the annual Battle of the Beltways. In the fourth inning, the racing presidents mixed things up, running toward the third base side, but the Bird’s absence was no help for Teddy. George Washington easily passed a … Continue reading Washington (George, that is) returns to winning ways, Orioles Bird expected Saturday
Revenge was a long time coming, but Teddy Roosevelt finally got even. The Bull Moose lived up to his promise from the night before, as the Pittsburgh Pirates racing pierogies brought Potato Pete out of retirement for one more race at Nationals Park. Longtime Teddy fans are still haunted by the vicious hit Teddy took … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt tackles Pittsburgh racing pierogie Potato Pete, avenging 2009 incident
It’s been nearly three years since retired racing pierogie Potato Pete leveled Teddy Roosevelt at PNC Park. The 2009 incident that wouldn’t die was celebrated on ESPN’s Sportscenter and nominated for a “This Year in Baseball Award”. With Potato Pete officially retired, our favorite racing president never got a shot at revenge. For TR, the wound obviously remains … Continue reading Video: Pittsburgh’s Potato Pete returns. Teddy Roosevelt vows revenge. This could be fun.