Video: ESPN’s Doug Glanville helps Teddy Roosevelt on Earth Day

ESPN’s Doug Glanville joined racing president Teddy Roosevelt to celebrate Earth Day and the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope during Wednesday’s presidents race at Nationals Park. The Ivy League engineer and former major leaguer helped the Rough Rider set up a telescope along the first base line, presumably to help Teddy find the …

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Video: Nats Racing Presidents relive the first-ever presidents race to kick off “Ten Year Tuesdays” celebration

The Nationals kicked off a season of “Ten Year Tuesdays” this evening at Nationals Park, featuring theme events and giveaways to celebrate ten years of Nationals history. So in the fourth inning, the racing presidents chipped in with a tribute of their own. Back in 2006, before the Lerner family bought the Washington Nationals from … Continue reading Video: Nats Racing Presidents relive the first-ever presidents race to kick off “Ten Year Tuesdays” celebration

Video: Screech teams with Teddy and Taft to win presidents race relay on his birthday

The Nationals racing presidents have produced a lot of unusual antics over the years, but Sunday’s fourth inning race brought something Nats fans had never seen: mascot Screech the Eagle crossing the finishing line to take the victory just ahead of “Honest” Abe Lincoln. The victory capped an afternoon-long celebration of Screech’s birthday, with mascots from … Continue reading Video: Screech teams with Teddy and Taft to win presidents race relay on his birthday

Taft recruits rats from National Opera to ambush his fellow racing presidents

Whether William Howard Taft is a rat may be subject to debate, but Saturday left no doubt whether the newest racing president hangs out with them. After Taft won his second race on Friday, his fellow racing presidents decided they needed to put the Big Chief in his place, and so on Saturday afternoon at … Continue reading Taft recruits rats from National Opera to ambush his fellow racing presidents

GIF: The Easter Bunny tackles Teddy Roosevelt on Opening Day

Hope and anticipation were in the air Monday at Nationals Park, as a sellout crowd of over 42,000 fans came to see new ace Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals open their 2015 campaign. Sadly, Scherzer’s masterful outing was wasted, as defensive miscues made some in attendance wonder whether things really would be different this … Continue reading GIF: The Easter Bunny tackles Teddy Roosevelt on Opening Day