The Nationals may be running away with the National League East, but with only eleven home games remaining, the 2012 presidents race title remains very much up for grabs, and Saturday’s contest showed that the contestants will do just about anything to gain an advantage. As predicted, the fourth inning race shifted back to the … Continue reading Video: Racing presidents push and shove to the finish line
Observers of the Nationals presidents race have been asking why it seems the presidents have suddenly begun running so many race to the 3B side of the field. In fact, as of Friday night, six straight races and 11 of the past 14 have had the finish line along the 3B side of the field, … Continue reading Why do the presidents keep running left? We have the answer.
After losing 27 races to Abe Lincoln this season, Teddy Roosevelt let his frustrations get the best of him Friday night at Nationals Park. With Abe threatening to pull away from the pack, Teddy Roosevelt gave Lincoln a running push in his back. The Great Emancipator fell to the warning track along the left field … Continue reading Teddy slams Abe Lincoln into the outfield wall
Ghosts of DC revealed a terrific bit of history Thursday in the form of a Washington Times article from 1905. After the 1904 Senators produced one of the worst seasons in professional baseball history, there was a call to rename the team, and the Times published many of the more than 400 suggestions. “There were some … Continue reading Nats were almost renamed the Washington Teddies
Did Screech blow the call? Wednesday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park may have been the closest in racing president history, with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson hitting the finish line at precisely the same time. With NASCAR champion Austin Dillon on hand to wave the checkered flag Wednesday, race judge Screech was unusually liberated … Continue reading Video: Did George Win? Jefferson handed controversial presidents race victory
Mitt Romney take note. A lot can change in a month. On August 3, George Washington held a commanding lead in the 2012 presidents race standings; but that was before Abraham Lincoln went on his trademark late summer tear. A winless month left the father of our country mired in third place, riding the second … Continue reading George Washington wins first presidents race in over a month
After wowing the crowd Saturday with his Gangnam Style dance, Teddy Roosevelt reached back into his bag of tricks Sunday at Nationals Park, entering the race aboard an oversized tricycle. The trick might have worked, but a wet warning track and a big early lead by Thomas Jefferson proved insurmountable, as the presidents raced to … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt rides a tricycle but can’t catch Thomas Jefferson
When Saturday’s game between the Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals was picked up by FOX Sports as the game of the week, the Nats’ mascot team was faced with a golden opportunity: an entire extra minute of commercial time to fill during the middle of the 4th inning. The result? Presidents race bonus time, … Continue reading Video: Racing presidents dance “Gangnam Style”