Video: Teddy Roosevelt wins his fourth race

The Nationals racing presidents were decked out in their Sunday finest for the final game of the team’s homestand this afternoon at Nationals Park, but with the sun shining on a beautiful April afternoon, they removed their jackets and ties and switched to Hawaiian shirts for the fourth inning race. With 34,873 cheering fans on …

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Video: Lavar Arrington tackles racing president Abraham Lincoln

With his recent surge in the presidents race standings, fans at Nationals Park had begun wondering if anything could stop Abraham Lincoln. The answer arrived Thursday night in the form of three time Pro Bowl linebacker Lavar Arrington. It began with a misdirection play, as William Howard Taft darted toward left field, leading Lincoln and … Continue reading Video: Lavar Arrington tackles racing president Abraham Lincoln

Video: Teddy commemorates “Man in the Arena” Speech during presidents race

On this day in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt gave his famous “Man in the Arena” speech at the Sorbonne, in Paris, France. Roosevelt used the occasion to extol the virtues not of the critic, but of “the man who is actually in the arena,” who “if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that … Continue reading Video: Teddy commemorates “Man in the Arena” Speech during presidents race

Video: Presidents recycle field trash during Earth Day race, Abe tops the standings for the first time since 2012

The Nats racing presidents recycled an Earth Day tribute on Tuesday night at Nationals Park, pausing during the fourth inning race to pick up trash from the warning track and deposit it in recycle bins before continuing the race. The presidents have celebrated Earth Day at home before, but this was the first time they … Continue reading Video: Presidents recycle field trash during Earth Day race, Abe tops the standings for the first time since 2012

Video: Teddy & the racing presidents reverse course to exorcise Cardinals demons

The home team had not beaten the visiting St. Louis Cardinals since the 2012 playoffs, and so, coming off an inauspicious series opener Thursday, the Nats needed to exorcise some demons. In the fourth inning Friday, Teddy Roosevelt and the racing presidents did their part, reversing the direction of the nightly presidents race and heading … Continue reading Video: Teddy & the racing presidents reverse course to exorcise Cardinals demons

Video: Teddy pulls ahead on Capital Bikeshare bicycle

The Nats racing presidents did their part to speed things up during Wednesday night’s epic victory over the Miami Marlins, running the fourth inning presidents race aboard special edition cherry blossom bicycles provided by Capital Bikeshare. Teddy Roosevelt put on an impressive showing, racing from far behind the pack to pull away at the end. … Continue reading Video: Teddy pulls ahead on Capital Bikeshare bicycle

Video: Eight area mascots pummel racing presidents, Abe Lincoln rips off Talon’s head

It’s become an annual tradition. Each April at least a half dozen area mascots show up on a Sunday at Nationals Park to celebrate Nats mascot Screech’s birthday. And each year, they take great joy in ambushing the racing presidents. In the 4th inning today, as the presidents rounded the right field corner in their … Continue reading Video: Eight area mascots pummel racing presidents, Abe Lincoln rips off Talon’s head

Details/Photos from new food stands at Nationals Park

The Washington Nationals unveiled more than a half dozen diverse new food options to Nationals Park fans on Friday, and the early buzz was almost universally positive, despite several stands selling out of signature items. In previous years, many of the stadium’s ethnic and “upscale” offerings had been isolated to the Scoreboard Walk and restricted … Continue reading Details/Photos from new food stands at Nationals Park