Video: Taft & Lincoln stop presidents race to commemorate dedication of Lincoln Memorial

You have to hand it to the Nationals mascot team. They really do their homework. Friday marked the 92nd anniversary of the dedication of D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial — a ceremony presided over by the 27th U.S. president, William Howard Taft. So on Friday night at Nationals Park, racing presidents Taft and Abe Lincoln stopped mid-race … Continue reading Video: Taft & Lincoln stop presidents race to commemorate dedication of Lincoln Memorial

After Memorial Day loss, fans plan chicken sacrifice Tuesday at Nationals Park

Led by self-styled “Rubber Chicken Man” Hugh Kaufman, Nationals fans will sacrifice a rubber chicken at noon Tuesday outside the Nationals Park centerfield gate. Despite outscoring opponents over the last eight games, the Nationals have won only two of those contests, and find themselves with a losing record after Monday’s 3-2 loss to the Miami … Continue reading After Memorial Day loss, fans plan chicken sacrifice Tuesday at Nationals Park

ESPN Video: Teddy Roosevelt undone at PNC Park by selfie with racing pierogie Potato Pete

Confrontations between the Nats’ racing presidents and the Pittsburgh Pirates’ racing pierogies tend to attract national media attention, and Friday night was no exception. At PNC Park, fan favorite Pierogie Potato Pete came out of retirement once again to play a trick on the visiting Teddy Roosevelt. For a moment, Potato Pete’s surprise appearance looked … Continue reading ESPN Video: Teddy Roosevelt undone at PNC Park by selfie with racing pierogie Potato Pete

Video: Human head pops out of Abe Lincoln’s chest during Nationals presidents race

On Monday night’s broadcast of the Nationals’ 14-inning game vs. the Cincinnati Reds, MASN replays of the first presidents race picked up an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction. As founding father’s George Washington and Thomas Jefferson clotheslined Abe Lincoln, a human head briefly pops out of the Great Emancipator’s chest as horrified bullpen pitchers look on. It … Continue reading Video: Human head pops out of Abe Lincoln’s chest during Nationals presidents race

Nats racing president Teddy Roosevelt to appear in ESPN Sportscenter ad

The Nationals racing presidents made an appearance at the ESPN “up fronts” on Tuesday in New York City, joining executives on Broadway’s Minskoff Theater stage for the network’s annual gathering of media buyers. The annual presentation has evolved over the years into a multimedia show filled with network personalities. The Disney-owned network unveiled a redesigned … Continue reading Nats racing president Teddy Roosevelt to appear in ESPN Sportscenter ad