Video: Taft wins Nationals first Spring Training presidents race to christen Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

The Washington Nationals’ shiny new ballpark in West Palm Beach, Florida opened Tuesday, and like it or not, brought 21st century amenities such such as a large video scoreboard and between-innings entertainment to the Nats’ spring training experience. And as planned, when the fourth inning arrived, the team’s newly-“retired” racing presidents ran the first Grapefruit … Continue reading Video: Taft wins Nationals first Spring Training presidents race to christen Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Taft “retiring” to Palm Beach as well, leaving original Rushmore racing presidents at Nationals Park

Washington Nationals racing president William Howard Taft will arrive this weekend at the Ball Park of the Palm Beaches and stay for good, joining the other “retired” racing presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge in their new home in West Palm Beach. According to a report in the The Palm Beach Post, the Nats have made … Continue reading Taft “retiring” to Palm Beach as well, leaving original Rushmore racing presidents at Nationals Park

Nationals 2017 Promotion Schedule: Fewer Bobbleheads, more special events, plus action figures, snow globes and more

As promised, the Washington Nationals revealed their 2017 promotion/giveaway schedule this morning, and while there are many creative new promotions in store, it was surprisingly bereft of the bobblehead dolls that so many fans look forward to annually. Previous years have featured as many as six or seven bobblehead giveaways. In 2017, there will be … Continue reading Nationals 2017 Promotion Schedule: Fewer Bobbleheads, more special events, plus action figures, snow globes and more