Video: On National Lucky Penny Day, Teddy finds a penny , Abe steals it

The Nationals returned to DC to kick off a homestand on a rainy Tuesday night, and in keeping with tradition, the team’s racing presidents used the occasion to celebrate another obscure holiday. So fans who happened to know that it was National Lucky Penny Day would not have been surprised in the fourth inning, when …

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Video: Abe Lincoln finds his form, taunts his fellow racing presidents

Whatever was bothering the Great Emancipator has clearly left the building. Once-dominant racing president Abraham Lincoln didn’t win his first race at Nationals Park until May 11 of this season, but since then, the 16th president has been hot. In a scene reminiscent of his glory years as Nationals Park’s resident speedster, Lincoln began Thursday … Continue reading Video: Abe Lincoln finds his form, taunts his fellow racing presidents

Video: Teddy Roosevelt turns Abe Lincoln into a giant Chia Pet

Over 37,500 fans were on hand Wednesday night for Jayson Werth Chia Pet night at Nationals Park, and as is often the case for such special promotions, the racing presidents joined in on the fun. Before the start of the fourth inning presidents race, Teddy Roosevelt appeared along the outfield warning track, wearing a magician’s … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt turns Abe Lincoln into a giant Chia Pet

Video: In a first, Nationals presidents race goes to replay review, Lincoln robs Teddy of title

The Nationals racing presidents entered the penultimate regular season race of 2014 on Saturday with four-time champion Abraham Lincoln on a tear. Lincoln, the all-time winningest racing president, had been dominated most of the season by Teddy Roosevelt, the perennial loser who came into the season with an all-time regular season record of 12-595 (yes, … Continue reading Video: In a first, Nationals presidents race goes to replay review, Lincoln robs Teddy of title

Videos: Abe Lincoln enlists Secret Service to cheat his way into a tie with Teddy Roosevelt

With a win Friday afternoon at Nationals Park, the Nats clinched home field advantage through the playoffs, but Teddy Roosevelt’s magic number stayed stuck at one, as “Honest” Abe Lincoln cheated his way to two victories in the day-night doubleheader, pulling into a tie with Teddy Roosevelt atop the presidents race standings. The afternoon game … Continue reading Videos: Abe Lincoln enlists Secret Service to cheat his way into a tie with Teddy Roosevelt

Video: Teddy wins for the first time in a month, looks to clinch first title this weekend

“Honest” Abraham Lincoln has been on a tear in September, pushing and shoving his way to victory after victory in the presidents race. After winning his fifth in a row during the first race of Thursday’s day-night doubleheader, the Great Emancipator pulled within one win of Teddy Roosevelt in the presidents race standings with 5 … Continue reading Video: Teddy wins for the first time in a month, looks to clinch first title this weekend

GIF: Abe Lincoln wins presidents race in a tutu

Abraham Lincoln wore a Tutu during Tuesday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park, and with a little help, the Illinois Rail Splitter opened the final homestand of the season by stealing his fourth straight victory. Lincoln wore the tutu along with a paint-stained t-shirt to promote the upcoming Color Run this weekend at Nationals Park. … Continue reading GIF: Abe Lincoln wins presidents race in a tutu

Teddy and an all star cast of villains hold off Lincoln to hand George Washington the 2013 presidents race title

After cheating his way into contention entering the final day of the 2013 season, Abraham Lincoln was thwarted by Teddy Roosevelt and an all star cast of interlopers on the final home date of 2013. Abe needed to sweep the doubleheader to take the title, and The Great Emancipator appeared to be on his way … Continue reading Teddy and an all star cast of villains hold off Lincoln to hand George Washington the 2013 presidents race title

GIF: Abe Lincoln refuses to pass the baton to George Washington. Literally.

Known for his dirty tricks, “Honest” Abe Lincoln has established himself as the winningest racing president since the opening of Nationals Park; but this season, George Washington has been the class of the field, holding a comfortable lead in the season standings since April. Yet George has been unable to put away a resurgent Abe, … Continue reading GIF: Abe Lincoln refuses to pass the baton to George Washington. Literally.

Videos: Abe Lincoln mirrors the Nats, keeps the pressure on George as pigeon interferes with presidents race

From pigeons on the field over the weekend, to Monday’s tragedy and Tuesday’s miraculous doubleheader, strange things are conspiring to make the final homestand of the year at Nationals Park a whirlwind of emotions and surprises. Until recently, George Washington’s lead in the 2013 presidents race standings has seemed as comfortable as the Cincinnati Reds’ … Continue reading Videos: Abe Lincoln mirrors the Nats, keeps the pressure on George as pigeon interferes with presidents race