Video: Racing presidents prancersize to the finish line

The Nats racing presidents hopped on the latest viral sensation Wednesday night at Nationals Park, introducing Prancersize to the home crowd. On Wednesday, with Abe Lincoln in the lead, the presidents were interrupted mid-race when the ubiquitous Prancersize fitness video appeared on the Nationals Park HD scoreboard (if you haven’t seen it, see below). The … Continue reading Video: Racing presidents prancersize to the finish line

Video: “Rally Cicada” leads Teddy to victory, inspires reserves

With the Nats trailing early Sunday at Nationals Park, the team needed a rally, and got inspiration from the most unlikely of places. When the presidents race began in the middle of the fourth inning, Teddy Roosevelt lined up near the finish line, bringing with him the same giant cicada that invaded Nationals Park on … Continue reading Video: “Rally Cicada” leads Teddy to victory, inspires reserves

Video: Presidents welcome summer as Taft enlists Kool-Aid Man to take out competition

William Howard Taft got some unlikely assistance as the Nationals racing presidents kicked off the first day of summer in style Friday night at Nationals Park. With Stephen Strasburg mowing down the Colorado Rockies to lead the team to its third straight victory, the nearly 35,000 fans in attendance were able to celebrate the change … Continue reading Video: Presidents welcome summer as Taft enlists Kool-Aid Man to take out competition

Video: George shines, Teddy struggles with Standard Obstacle Course on Army Day at Nationals Park

Nearly 32,000 fans welcomed the Washington Nationals home from a lengthy road trip Thursday night as part of the team’s Army Night military celebration. The evening was chock full of military tributes, highlighted by a first-ever racing presidents Army obstacle course. Former Army Colonel Teddy Roosevelt had no trouble with the hurdles that opened the … Continue reading Video: George shines, Teddy struggles with Standard Obstacle Course on Army Day at Nationals Park

Videos: Giant cicada invades Nationals Park, attacks Teddy Roosevelt

Seventeen year Cicada Brood II has been swarming the Virginia suburbs southwest of DC, leading some to wonder whether Nationals Park would soon be affected. The answer arrived during the first game of Sunday’s day/night doubleheader in the form of the largest cicada spotting of the season: the six foot variety. In the fourth inning … Continue reading Videos: Giant cicada invades Nationals Park, attacks Teddy Roosevelt

Video: Presidents Race Deja Vu as That Cat tackles Teddy Roosevelt, Abe wins

With a losing record since Teddy Roosevelt first tasted victory in October, the Washington Nationals came to the conclusion Tuesday that something’s not working and shook up the roster to try to recapture some of their 2012 mojo. If Wednesday’s fourth inning antics were any indication, they came to the same conclusion regarding the presidents … Continue reading Video: Presidents Race Deja Vu as That Cat tackles Teddy Roosevelt, Abe wins

Video: Lincoln celebrates prematurely, Washington wins Capital Bikeshare race

Abe Lincoln thought he had his second presidents race victory of the season, but it turns out he celebrated prematurely. The Nationals returned to town Tuesday night and got down to the business of protecting their turf, dealing a home brewed walk-off win vs. the New York Mets. Abe Lincoln, who’s had a rough start … Continue reading Video: Lincoln celebrates prematurely, Washington wins Capital Bikeshare race