Rugby, raccoons, and puppies can’t keep Abe Lincoln from claiming a record fifth presidents race season title

“Honest” Abe Lincoln closed out the 2015 home season Monday with an emphatic wire-to-wire victory at Nationals Park, sealing the Great Emancipator’s record fifth presidents race season title. It was only Lincoln’s fourth victory since August 9th, but that was more than enough to hold off the increasingly crowded field. Five presidents had remained in contention …

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Video: Nats racing presidents pay tribute to Yogi Berra

The Washington Nationals racing presidents paid tribute to baseball great Yogi Berra during Wednesday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park, peppering the play-by-play with well-known quotes from the hall-of-famer who died yesterday at the age of 90. The Yankee great was a 3-time league MVP, 18-time All-Star and 10-time World Series champion, but was best … Continue reading Video: Nats racing presidents pay tribute to Yogi Berra

ESPN analyst Dallas Braden dresses as a hot dog, helps Teddy Roosevelt win the Nationals presidents race

Former major league pitcher and ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst Dallas Braden visited Nationals Park on Wednesday night, and joined in the fourth inning presidents race to help Teddy Roosevelt notch a victory. Wednesday was dollar hot dog night, so when the presidents race began, Teddy got into the spirit by wheeling a giant dollar hot … Continue reading ESPN analyst Dallas Braden dresses as a hot dog, helps Teddy Roosevelt win the Nationals presidents race

Martha Washington knocks out five racing presidents with her purse

Martha Washington made yet another appearance during the Nationals Presidents race on Labor Day, and once again, the beneficiary was husband George. This time, Martha appeared from the Nationals bullpen and swung her purse at each of George’s opponents as they approached the right field turn. It was Martha’s fifth appearance this season, and while … Continue reading Martha Washington knocks out five racing presidents with her purse

Video: Taft dives at Teddy, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose

Just one night after William Howard Taft slammed Teddy Roosevelt into the outfield wall, the Chief Justice was at it again. On Saturday night at Nationals Park, Taft sat out of the fourth inning presidents race, but the portly president was hiding in the tunnel between section 134 and 135, and darted out onto the … Continue reading Video: Taft dives at Teddy, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose

Video: Taft slams Teddy into the wall, Roosevelt calls for revenge

The drama Friday night at Nationals Park wasn’t limited to Michael A. Taylor’s tenth inning heroics. Presidents race newcomer Calvin Coolidge won his third straight race, thanks to interference from the other “new” racing president, William Howard Taft. Teddy Roosevelt held the lead out of the starting gate and looked to be cruising to victory, … Continue reading Video: Taft slams Teddy into the wall, Roosevelt calls for revenge