Video: Jefferson slams Teddy Roosevelt into the stands as Nationals attempt to quell curse talk

The Nationals can’t seem to win — and not just division series. Faced with relentless criticism about an alleged curse of Teddy Roosevelt, the team responded by having Teddy win every playoff presidents race from 2012 to 2014 through last week’s Game 1. When that didn’t work out so well, they shifted gears and plotted a victory for …

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Nationals fans unable to rely on Metro for Game 5 create ride sharing hashtag

Washington Nationals fans are nothing if not smart, resourceful, and social media savvy. Faced with the new 8:08pm start time for Thursday’s NLDS Game 5, combined with the DC Metro’s inability to extend operating times due to “Safe Track” maintenance, fans reliant on Metro faced the real possibility of choosing between sticking around for a … Continue reading Nationals fans unable to rely on Metro for Game 5 create ride sharing hashtag

Nats botch attempt to break playoff “curse” as Teddy Roosevelt doesn’t cooperate

When the Washington Nationals were a perennial loser, many blamed the curse of Teddy Roosevelt; but the narrative switched after 2012, and fans began to believe that the Nats couldn’t win a playoff series precisely because they had let Teddy win. So on Sunday, with Roosevelt having won the presidents race in each of the … Continue reading Nats botch attempt to break playoff “curse” as Teddy Roosevelt doesn’t cooperate

Video: Teddy’s postseason dominance continues as two T-Rex chase down the racing presidents

When the Nationals won their first division championship in 2012, Teddy Roosevelt snapped a six-year losing streak and dominated his opponents in the playoffs. Two years later, it happened again, and this year, with the Nationals winning their third division title, it appears Teddy can’t be stopped in the postseason. Of course, Teddy’s had some help … Continue reading Video: Teddy’s postseason dominance continues as two T-Rex chase down the racing presidents

Video: Visiting president Herbert Hoover wins last race of the regular season, but Teddy Roosevelt is the season champion

With a comfortable lead in the season standings, Teddy Roosevelt wrapped up the 2016 Nationals racing presidents season championship before this weekend’s final series vs. the Miami Marlins. It was Teddy’s second crown, having claimed the title in 2014. So there was little drama on Sunday as the presidents took the field for the last … Continue reading Video: Visiting president Herbert Hoover wins last race of the regular season, but Teddy Roosevelt is the season champion