Video: Presidents switch directions, but Nats luck doesn’t change

Thomas Jefferson is getting cocky. After surging past the field in three of the last four presidents races, the Sage of Monticello was on a roll heading into Tuesday night’s contest at Nationals Park. So as the presidents were being introduced on the video scoreboard, Jefferson parked himself in a chair on the outfield warning … Continue reading Video: Presidents switch directions, but Nats luck doesn’t change

Video: Abe sets an Earth Day trap for environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt

The Nats returned to DC Monday night to kick off a week-long homestand with an Earth Day game at Nationals Park. In the fourth inning, Abraham Lincoln took the opportunity to set a trap for noted environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt. Teddy had a big lead from the opening gun, but Lincoln stayed out of the race, … Continue reading Video: Abe sets an Earth Day trap for environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt

Nationals Park to boost WiFi for fans, AT&T app promises relief for mobile data users

Comcast announced this morning that it has been selected by the Washington Nationals for a multiyear contract to deliver Gigabit ethernet and expanded WiFi availability within Nationals Park. “When we first opened the ballpark in March 2008, our fans were not utilizing our WiFi network to the extent that they do now during an average … Continue reading Nationals Park to boost WiFi for fans, AT&T app promises relief for mobile data users

Video: Visiting mascots beat up on Nats racing presidents in celebration of Screech’s birthday

Nine visiting mascots joined the Washington Nationals’ racing presidents to celebrate Screech’s birthday on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park, and the calamity that followed in the fourth inning presidents race nearly matched the disaster of a game that unfolded on the diamond. The race started cleanly enough, but Fighting Blue Hen Baby Blue from the … Continue reading Video: Visiting mascots beat up on Nats racing presidents in celebration of Screech’s birthday

Video: Teddy, Taft get revenge, Taft sits on George Washington

A day after George Washington bowled over his competition, Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft sought presidents race revenge, each in his own unique way. On Saturday afternoon at Nationals Park, George Washington continued an early season trend, once again taking a lead in the fourth inning race; but Teddy Roosevelt gained ground on him … Continue reading Video: Teddy, Taft get revenge, Taft sits on George Washington

Video: George Washington plows Tom, Abe, Teddy and Taft

With only seven races in the books for 2013, George Washington has established himself as Nationals Park’s new 4th-inning enforcer, a role historically owned by “Honest” Abe Lincoln. If there was any doubt before Friday night’s race, it was quickly erased soon after the racing presidents were introduced. Washington was last to emerge from the … Continue reading Video: George Washington plows Tom, Abe, Teddy and Taft

Video:Nats correct standings, Abe & George skip across the finish line

The Nats corrected the presidents race scoreboard Thursday night, after we called out Abe Lincoln’s undeserved ‘W’ in the victory column. Thomas Jefferson ran away with the race to keep pace with early season leader Washington, but standing out more were last place finishers George and Abe, who held hands and skipped across the finish … Continue reading Video:Nats correct standings, Abe & George skip across the finish line