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
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
On a forgettable Saturday for fans at Nationals Park, the racing presidents ran a forgettable presidents race, with Abe Lincoln returning to his form of previous years by pacing the field. In victory, the Great Emancipator waved a tiny Swedish flag as he paraded before the confused fans along the first base line. He was … Continue reading Video: Abe Lincoln pays homage to… Sweden?
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
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
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
Consecutive rainouts gave the Washington Nationals an opportunity to rest and reset for Saturday’s series opener vs. the Minnesota Twins, but an extra-innings loss ruined the day for the sellout Nationals Park crowd of 41,587, pushing the team two games below .500 for the first time this season. In the fourth inning presidents race, Teddy … Continue reading Video: Teddy wins, meets the Nats in 3rd place