Jefferson tricks his fellow presidents on National Camera Day

It’s safe to say that most fans who came to Nationals Park to see the Nats sweep the New York Mets did not know that they were also celebrating National Camera Day; but when it comes to obscure celebrations, the Nats faithful can always count on the racing presidents. On Wednesday night, it was Thomas …

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Video: Racing president Herbert Hoover gets blinded on National Sunglasses Day

The Washington Nationals returned to DC Monday night to kick off a homestand vs. the New York Mets on — what else? — National Sunglasses Day. Of course, the racing presidents did not pass up the chance to celebrate. Visiting president Herbert Hoover started the fourth inning race with a big lead, but had apparently … Continue reading Video: Racing president Herbert Hoover gets blinded on National Sunglasses Day

Video: Racing presidents commemorate George Washington’s 1775 appointment

On June 15, 1775, the country’s fledgling Continental Congress commissioned George Washington to be commander in chief on the Continental Army. On Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park, the Nats racing presidents reenacted the event to commemorate its 241st anniversary. With Herbert Hoover sitting out, Tom, Abe, Teddy and Bill started the race from the centerfield … Continue reading Video: Racing presidents commemorate George Washington’s 1775 appointment