“Take Back the Park” weekend continued on Saturday afternoon as a near-sellout crowd filled Nationals Park to see the Nats take on the Phillies. As expected, buses from Philadelphia were lined up outside the Park, and the fans they brought made a lot more noise than they had the night before. Most notable were the … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt gives up lead to antagonize Phillies fans
When the Washington Nationals introduced their much-misunderstood “Take Back the Park” program in February, and followed it in March with their 2012 Natitude marketing campaign, they put a lot on the line. In shining a spotlight on past indignities, team president Andy Feffer left little room for error. A poor start by the team or an … Continue reading Racing Presidents help christen “Natitude Park,” but Nats still don’t Let Teddy Win
Racing Mark Grace may have never won the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Legends Race, but at least he can now claim a victory in the Washington Nationals presidents race. Despite being in the Nationals Park press box for Fox Sports Arizona, the Dbacks veteran and broadcaster failed to respond to a challenge from the racing presidents; so Honest … Continue reading Lincoln wins one for Mark Grace.
Nationals Park was buzzing Tuesday night as the hometown fans got their first glimpse of rookie sensation Bryce Harper. Harper is already beloved for his throwback-style approach to the game, and perhaps in appreciation, the Nationals brought back the “classic” racing presidents to kick off the homestand. It was their first appearance of the season, … Continue reading Nationals trot out “classic” presidents for Harper’s debut