Video: George Washington distracts fellow presidents by sharing a Coke

Nationals racing president George Washington jumped onto the “Share a Coke” bandwagon Friday night at Nationals Park, setting up a table with personalized Coca Cola bottles for each of his fellow racing presidents near the finish line of the fourth inning race. The shameless plug distracted George’s competitors, who each stopped to get their drinks … Continue reading Video: George Washington distracts fellow presidents by sharing a Coke

Videos: Teddy Roosevelt takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during Nationals game

On Tuesday, ESPN sports reporter Lindsay Czarniak issued the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg and racing president Teddy Roosevelt “because he never wins anything.” Ouch. During Wednesday night’s game at Nationals Park, Teddy delivered. The Rough Rider jumped in front of his competitors during the fourth inning presidents race, crossed … Continue reading Videos: Teddy Roosevelt takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during Nationals game

3 Videos: Teddy Roosevelt levels Pittsburgh Pierogie Potato Pete

By now it’s well known that Nationals racing president Teddy Roosevelt has a history with Pittsburgh Pirates Racing Pierogie Potato Pete, dating back to a 2009 incident that ESPN SportsCenter anchor Scott Van Pelt called “the greatest highlight I’ve ever seen.” On Friday night at Nationals Park, the Pirates returned with the Pierogies, and The … Continue reading 3 Videos: Teddy Roosevelt levels Pittsburgh Pierogie Potato Pete

Teddy sets palm tree and pineapple obstacle course for the racing presidents

It was a beautiful day to play hooky from work, and Teddy Roosevelt took advantage. For Thursday’s afternoon game at Nationals Park, The Rough Rider parked himself in a Hawaiian shirt in a lawn chair, sunning himself along the first base line. As his fellow presidents were forced through an obstacle course of palm trees … Continue reading Teddy sets palm tree and pineapple obstacle course for the racing presidents

Justice is not blind as Taft steals blindfold relay race

The Nationals’ racing presidents held a blindfold relay race Wednesday night at Nationals Park, with Washington and Jefferson lining up against the unlikely pairing of Lincoln and Roosevelt. Just before the gun, William Howard Taft entered the field without a blindfold, and the former Chief Justice spun Tom and Teddy around, leading them to collide … Continue reading Justice is not blind as Taft steals blindfold relay race

Best video of the year? Jayson Werth Garden Gnome clobbers racing presidents

With a sellout crowd on hand for Jayson Werth Garden Gnome night Tuesday at Nationals Park, Teddy Roosevelt enlisted the mischievous magical gnome himself to help take his fourth consecutive presidents race. Wearing a pointed hat and holding a bat and ball, Jayson Werth’s doppleganger stood still as a statue as Teddy took photos of … Continue reading Best video of the year? Jayson Werth Garden Gnome clobbers racing presidents