Video: On historic day at Nationals Park, Teddy wins his first presidents race championship (and some other stuff)

With playoff home field advantage wrapped up by the home town Nats, the only thing undecided going into Sunday’s regular season finale was question of who would win the 2014 presidents race championship. So while fans at Nationals Park expected little on-field drama, anticipation was high about the final tie-breaking dogfight between four-time champion Abraham …

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Video: In a first, Nationals presidents race goes to replay review, Lincoln robs Teddy of title

The Nationals racing presidents entered the penultimate regular season race of 2014 on Saturday with four-time champion Abraham Lincoln on a tear. Lincoln, the all-time winningest racing president, had been dominated most of the season by Teddy Roosevelt, the perennial loser who came into the season with an all-time regular season record of 12-595 (yes, … Continue reading Video: In a first, Nationals presidents race goes to replay review, Lincoln robs Teddy of title

Videos: Abe Lincoln enlists Secret Service to cheat his way into a tie with Teddy Roosevelt

With a win Friday afternoon at Nationals Park, the Nats clinched home field advantage through the playoffs, but Teddy Roosevelt’s magic number stayed stuck at one, as “Honest” Abe Lincoln cheated his way to two victories in the day-night doubleheader, pulling into a tie with Teddy Roosevelt atop the presidents race standings. The afternoon game … Continue reading Videos: Abe Lincoln enlists Secret Service to cheat his way into a tie with Teddy Roosevelt

Video: Teddy wins for the first time in a month, looks to clinch first title this weekend

“Honest” Abraham Lincoln has been on a tear in September, pushing and shoving his way to victory after victory in the presidents race. After winning his fifth in a row during the first race of Thursday’s day-night doubleheader, the Great Emancipator pulled within one win of Teddy Roosevelt in the presidents race standings with 5 … Continue reading Video: Teddy wins for the first time in a month, looks to clinch first title this weekend

GIF: Abe Lincoln wins presidents race in a tutu

Abraham Lincoln wore a Tutu during Tuesday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park, and with a little help, the Illinois Rail Splitter opened the final homestand of the season by stealing his fourth straight victory. Lincoln wore the tutu along with a paint-stained t-shirt to promote the upcoming Color Run this weekend at Nationals Park. … Continue reading GIF: Abe Lincoln wins presidents race in a tutu

Video: George Washington conspires to help Abe Lincoln steal victory from Teddy Roosevelt

Apparently, Abe Lincoln will do just about anything to keep Teddy Roosevelt from clinching his first presidents race championship. With just eight home games to go, “Honest” Abe couldn’t afford to let Teddy win more than one more race. Yet as the fourth inning contest began Tuesday night, Lincoln sat on a chair and let … Continue reading Video: George Washington conspires to help Abe Lincoln steal victory from Teddy Roosevelt

GIF: Presidents race melee keeps Lincoln’s hopes alive

In a race that Washington Nationals color commentator F.P. Santangelo called a “three in the morning job,” the Nats’ racing presidents tripped and pushed each other through an epic shoving match in which everyone participated. On Monday night, not even the sponsor GEICO Gecko escaped the dirt. Despite face planting twice, it was Abe Lincoln … Continue reading GIF: Presidents race melee keeps Lincoln’s hopes alive

Is it too early to talk magic numbers? Not if you’re Teddy Roosevelt

With a month of baseball to go, it may be too early to start talking about a magic number for the Washington Nationals to clinch the 2014 division championship. But the presidents race season may be another matter. The first half of the Nats’ home season marked uncharted territory for perennial loser Teddy Roosevelt, who … Continue reading Is it too early to talk magic numbers? Not if you’re Teddy Roosevelt