WWE wrestler The Miz shines the belt and temporarily blinds the Nationals racing presidents

WWE Wrestler Mike “The Miz” Mizanin is in DC for this weekend’s WWE Battleground at the Verizon Center, and so he paid a visit Friday night to Nationals Park to see the Nats open their home series vs. the San Diego Padres. The Miz was intrigued by the racing presidents’ wrestling-inspired champions belt, and once …

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Video: Nats racing presidents faint in the heat, Teddy Roosevelt perseveres

It was hot enough to fry a pierogie at Nationals Park Friday night, which may be why for the first time since it opened in 2008, the Pittsburgh Pirates arrived in DC for a series but their racing pierogie mascots bowed out. With the heat index hovering in the triple digits, Herbert Hoover didn’t even … Continue reading Video: Nats racing presidents faint in the heat, Teddy Roosevelt perseveres

Teddy Wins ’em Over with Secret Handshake on National Handshake Day

A homestand packed with obscure celebrations continued Friday night as the Nats racing presidents celebrated National Handshake Day at Nationals Park. Visiting president Herbert Hoover once again skipped the festivities as only Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Taft were on hand at the start of the fourth inning presidents race. But Teddy Roosevelt was waiting along … Continue reading Teddy Wins ’em Over with Secret Handshake on National Handshake Day