As many had predicted, Thomas Jefferson finally nabbed his first presidents race victory of 2015 on Wednesday night, as thousands of University of Virginia students and alumni filled the stands at Nationals Park for for College Rivalry Night. With UVA’s Cavalier mascot and Virginia Tech’s HokieBird holding the finish line tape, the sage of Monticello … Continue reading Video: Thomas Jefferson gets his first presidents race victory of the year on college rivalry night
Thomas Jefferson lost Tuesday night’s rain-delayed presidents race at Nationals Park, marking his 34th loss of the season against zero victories heading into Wednesday’s College Rivalry Night. Jefferson has been the presidential whipping boy this season, losing in a variety of unflattering ways and causing some to question whether the Nats are trying to make … Continue reading Video: Jefferson loses again. Will Wednesday’s UVA night bring victory #1?
Saturday’s sellout crowd of over 41,000 will forever remember being witness to Max Scherzer’s near-perfect no-hitter — a performance so dominant that it’s easy to forget the “supporting cast” that made the victory possible: the big RBIs from Tyler Moore, the towering Bryce Harper home run, the spectacular defense by Danny Espinosa and Michael Taylor. … Continue reading Video: Racing presidents’ Secret Service protection knocks out Pittsburgh’s visiting pierogies
For those who ever wondered whether racing president William Howard Taft was loyal to the home team, any doubt was removed Friday night at Nationals Park. With the Pittsburgh Pirates in town, Taft missed the start of the fourth inning presidents race, instead waiting near the finish line to wave in an onslaught of racing … Continue reading Video: Taft teams with Pittsburgh racing pierogies to attack fellow presidents
Paula Abdul participated in a dance-off against the Nats’ mascot at Nationals Park Saturday, but it turned out her competition against Screech the Eagle was just a warm-up to the antics that unfolded during the fourth inning presidents race. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abe Lincoln started off the race alone, but were halted in … Continue reading Video: Paula Abdul judges Presidents Race Dance Off, Abe Lincoln steals it
Friday was National Doughnut Day, but the Nats’ Racing presidents attempt to celebrate with a doughnut relay race was disrupted when Chicago Cubs mascot Clark the Bear (or a reasonable facsimile) entered the fray. Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft ran side-by-side through the first leg, when “Clark” appeared in the outfield and grabbed the … Continue reading Video: Racing Presidents pummel Clark the Cub on National Doughnut Day
The Nationals efforts to turn Thomas Jefferson into the new “lovable loser” reached new heights on Thursday night at Nationals Park. After a nearly two hour rain delay, a sparse crowd was on hand when the presidents race finally began at close to 10:00pm. As is becoming common, Thomas Jefferson took a huge lead into … Continue reading After rain delay, Teddy distracts Thomas Jefferson with discount ponchos