Nats send a message as George Washington Head Butts Teddy Roosevelt to prevent a win in presidents race #500

With fans far and wide clamoring for a Teddy Roosevelt victory in presidents race #500, the Washington Nationals sent a clear and decisive message Saturday night: Don’t even think about it. A sellout crowd of 42,662 was on hand in anticipation of the 500th running of the fabled Nationals Park presidents race, and the Nationals … Continue reading Nats send a message as George Washington Head Butts Teddy Roosevelt to prevent a win in presidents race #500

Slo-mo Video: Teddy nearly pulls off a win in presidents race #499

It was oh so close. Teddy came within a hair of winning presidents race #499 Friday night as the Washington Nationals racing presidents kicked off their latest homestand with a tribute to the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Teddy Roosevelt entered the arena for the 4th inning race sporting shark teeth and a makeshift dorsal fin. … Continue reading Slo-mo Video: Teddy nearly pulls off a win in presidents race #499

Video: Presidential Steeplechase concludes week of Olympic-themed races

The Nationals racing presidents pushed the envelope once again as they wrapped up an Olympic-themed homestand at Nationals Park. After taking on race walking, fencing, rhythmic gymnastics, track, swimming, and sailing, the Nats had turned to Twitter looking for suggestions for the final event.  Fan suggestions leaned toward the unlikely, such as shooting, rowing, handball, trampoline, and badminton; but … Continue reading Video: Presidential Steeplechase concludes week of Olympic-themed races

Racing presidents take on Olympic sailing via Segways fitted with sails

The Nationals racing presidents once again stretched beyond the boundaries of track & field as their week of Olympic tributes continued at Nationals Park. After taking on swimming on Friday, the mascot team stayed in the virtual water Saturday with their own unique take on an Olympic sailing regatta. George, Tom, Abe and Teddy entered … Continue reading Racing presidents take on Olympic sailing via Segways fitted with sails

Video: Shark attacks Teddy, secret service no help as presidents race Olympic tributes continue

The Nationals racing presidents continued their week of Olympic tributes with Friday’s doubleheader at Nationals Park, mixing the predictable with the absurd, and extending Teddy Roosevelt’s winless streak to 496 races. The newly dismantled Miami Marlins arrived in town early for an afternoon makeup game, and the lightly-attended affair included a presidents race first: members … Continue reading Video: Shark attacks Teddy, secret service no help as presidents race Olympic tributes continue

Video: The Post Profiles some seriously insane Nats fan

When The Washington Post asked me to stay mic’d up during yesterday’s game, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Here it is. The Post released the companion video to presidential speechwriter Paul Orzulak’s must-read opinion piece on the Let Teddy Win movement, and well, the video speaks for itself. I am amazed by how quickly … Continue reading Video: The Post Profiles some seriously insane Nats fan