Teddy and an all star cast of villains hold off Lincoln to hand George Washington the 2013 presidents race title

After cheating his way into contention entering the final day of the 2013 season, Abraham Lincoln was thwarted by Teddy Roosevelt and an all star cast of interlopers on the final home date of 2013. Abe needed to sweep the doubleheader to take the title, and The Great Emancipator appeared to be on his way … Continue reading Teddy and an all star cast of villains hold off Lincoln to hand George Washington the 2013 presidents race title

GIF: Abe Lincoln refuses to pass the baton to George Washington. Literally.

Known for his dirty tricks, “Honest” Abe Lincoln has established himself as the winningest racing president since the opening of Nationals Park; but this season, George Washington has been the class of the field, holding a comfortable lead in the season standings since April. Yet George has been unable to put away a resurgent Abe, … Continue reading GIF: Abe Lincoln refuses to pass the baton to George Washington. Literally.

Videos: Abe Lincoln mirrors the Nats, keeps the pressure on George as pigeon interferes with presidents race

From pigeons on the field over the weekend, to Monday’s tragedy and Tuesday’s miraculous doubleheader, strange things are conspiring to make the final homestand of the year at Nationals Park a whirlwind of emotions and surprises. Until recently, George Washington’s lead in the 2013 presidents race standings has seemed as comfortable as the Cincinnati Reds’ … Continue reading Videos: Abe Lincoln mirrors the Nats, keeps the pressure on George as pigeon interferes with presidents race

Video: “Best Presidents Race of the Year” as Teddy dives to rob George Washington

In what Nationals play-by-play announcer Bob Carpenter said “might be the best GEICO presidents race of the year,” the Nationals racing presidents ran neck and neck for a breakneck 25 second pace Sunday after noon at Nationals Park. In the home stretch, it appeared that George Washington had victory at hand, but Teddy Roosevelt charged … Continue reading Video: “Best Presidents Race of the Year” as Teddy dives to rob George Washington

Taft plays Jason for Friday the 13th, gets clocked by George

The Nationals racing presidents kicked off the final homestand of the season as the presidents race was meant to be, with the Rushmore four — George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy — racing closely along the warning track. But it being Friday the 13th, this season’s interloper William Howard Taft emerged from the bullpen midway through … Continue reading Taft plays Jason for Friday the 13th, gets clocked by George