Racing presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge “retiring” to Nats new spring training ballpark.

Nationals racing presidents Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover are retiring to West Palm Beach, Florida. The “visiting presidents,” who were introduced in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, respectively, as part of a promotion with the White House Historical Association, are departing today for their new home at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, according to …

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GIF: Olympic champion Helen Maroulis lifts Teddy Roosevelt after presidents race win

Nats racing president Teddy Roosevelt spent the day on the National Mall Thursday, helping the National Park Service celebrate its 100th anniversary. The same night at Nationals Park, the Park Service returned the favor by having park rangers on hand to helping Roosevelt take in the sights during the 4th inning presidents race. Teddy snapped … Continue reading GIF: Olympic champion Helen Maroulis lifts Teddy Roosevelt after presidents race win

Nationals presidents race to opening day, Abe gets endorsement from Chris Christie

If you haven’t been following the Washington Nationals racing presidents on social media, this week wouldn’t be a bad time to start. Teddy Roosevelt and his big-headed compatriots  are making daily appearances around the DC area as part of a countdown to opening day campaign, and giving prizes to folks who show up and share on … Continue reading Nationals presidents race to opening day, Abe gets endorsement from Chris Christie

“Ten Days of Teddy” let’s fans reveal Nationals 2015 Promotion/Giveaway Schedule

The Washington Nationals promotion/giveaway schedule — including the identities of the 2015 bobblehead days — will be revealed over the first ten weekdays of February by fans, with the help of racing president Teddy Roosevelt. Each weekday from February 1st-13th between 11:00am and 1:00pm, Teddy Roosevelt will appear somewhere in the DC metropolitan area and … Continue reading “Ten Days of Teddy” let’s fans reveal Nationals 2015 Promotion/Giveaway Schedule

Video: Jayson Werth and Joey Votto chat about the presidents race

It can’t get much dumber than Yahoo!’s Sports Friends, but when Jayson Werth and Joey Votto chat at first base about the racing presidents, we have to listen in. The authors decided to make Werth look clueless by calling Alexander Hamilton a president. Of course, followers know better, as Jayson Werth has always been among … Continue reading Video: Jayson Werth and Joey Votto chat about the presidents race

Video: Nationals Racing Presidents in Pittsburgh vs the Racing Pierogies

For the sixth straight year, The Nationals racing presidents accompanied the team to Pittsburgh’s PNC Park to participate in the host team’s Great Pierogie Race. For the sixth straight year, the presidents came up short. The weekend’s antics included relay races and promising starts for the Nationals’ fab five. However, the presidents were once again … Continue reading Video: Nationals Racing Presidents in Pittsburgh vs the Racing Pierogies

Racing presidents, Nationals Park to be featured on finale of CBS’s The Amazing Race Sunday

CBS’s The Amazing Race will feature Nationals Park, the Nats’ racing presidents and mascot Screech, as the season finale takes place in Washington, DC. The episode was shot last December, and features a task in which participants are suspended from a zip wire stretching from the center field plaza to the top of the stadium, … Continue reading Racing presidents, Nationals Park to be featured on finale of CBS’s The Amazing Race Sunday

Photos: Racing Presidents arrive at Mt. Rushmore, Teddy on a Snowmobile, wins fan vote

Teddy Roosevelt and WH Taft met up with their fellow Nats racing presidents and mascot Screech at Mt. Rushmore to celebrate Presidents Day, after Teddy trounced Bill in their “Executive Adventure” Twitter contest. After Teddy played poker in Deadwood, the racing presidents went snowmobiling at Recreational Springs Resort, and Ice Skating in Rapid City. First … Continue reading Photos: Racing Presidents arrive at Mt. Rushmore, Teddy on a Snowmobile, wins fan vote

Teddy is first to Indiana, maintaining 3x lead over Taft

Racing president Teddy Roosevelt appears to be making excellent time in his race to Mt. Rushmore, tweeting that he beat rival William Howard Taft to the Indiana border just after 5:00pm Friday. That’s nearly one third of the driving distance from Nationals Park to the South Dakota landmark on just the first afternoon. Taft, meanwhile, … Continue reading Teddy is first to Indiana, maintaining 3x lead over Taft

Racing president auditions postponed as Teddy Roosevelt & William Howard Taft race to Mt. Rushmore

Racing president auditions will not be held on Presidents Day weekend this year. The Washington Nationals announced this evening that they would break the tradition in order to promote their newly-conjured rivalry between racing president fan favorite Teddy Roosevelt and newcomer William Howard Taft. The two presidents will take off Friday in a 4-day race … Continue reading Racing president auditions postponed as Teddy Roosevelt & William Howard Taft race to Mt. Rushmore

Racing presidents don boxers for Cupids Undie Run

For the second year in a row, the Nationals’ racing presidents appeared in the annual Cupids Undie Run on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Saturday. Volunteers stripped to their underwear and ran 1.5 miles in near-freezing weather. George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy all participated, donning boxer shorts over their usual racing uniforms. New racing … Continue reading Racing presidents don boxers for Cupids Undie Run

Video: Racing Presidents on the Inaugural Ball circuit

The Washington Nationals racing presidents let loose on Saturday evening as the Rushmore Four warmed up for Katy Perry and Usher, and Michelle Obama, then traded in their racing shoes for cowboy boots to kick off inaugural weekend. The DC Convention Center hosted its first unofficial presidents race early Saturday evening as the Nationals mascots … Continue reading Video: Racing Presidents on the Inaugural Ball circuit