Followers of the Washington Nationals know that local businessman Fred Malek played a big role in bringing baseball back to Washington, DC. He is well connected in the worlds of business, politics, and baseball, having once been, among other things, part-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team. I had the priviledge of sitting by Malek … Continue reading Fred Malek, Presidents Race Fan …who knew?
Yesterday’s presidents race auditions brought 55 finalists to the Washington Nationals former home, RFK stadium, to see if they had what it takes to don a giant president head and race from the outfield to home plate. Ian Koski at Nationals Pride put together a terrific little video highlighting the presidents race audition experience, and … Continue reading Presidents Race Auditions Video
The Washington Nationals have selected 50 finalists from the 120 applicants they received to become one of the 12-foot-tall racing presidents for the 2008 season. The presidents race finalists have been invited to the new Nationals Park for auditions on Monday, February 18. Presidents Day, of course. The finalists will be asked to demonstrate their … Continue reading Presidents Race Auditions – When Else? Presidents Day!
Have you ever wanted to don the Teddy Roosevelt costume and race in the Washington Nationals presidents race? The Washington Nationals Mascot Coordinator is now soliciting applications via the team’s web site. Applicants must be between 5’7″ and 6’6″ in height, able to run 100 yards wearing a 45 pound costume, and available for “at … Continue reading You can be in the presidents race
The presidents race rally signs have arrived and they look great! I promised a photo as soon as the finished product arrived, and here it is. This is not cheap cardboard sign. It’s made of flexible weatherproof vinyl, is printed on both sides, and will easily last through the entire presidents race season. In fact, … Continue reading Presidents Race rally signs are here.
Announcing the Presidents Race Videos page. Nats fans know that the presidents race is superior to all those other racing characters from around Major League Baseball. The theme is uniquely DC, the costumes are outrageous, and I doubt any sausage could ever captivate a city the way loveable Teddy has captured the hearts of Washington … Continue reading Presidents Race Videos
Here’s a photo of the new Let Teddy Win jersey that just arrived. My son wore it to school this week and to a fall festival today. He got tons of “great shirt” comments! This is the one that has the Teddy Roosevelt quote on the back: The quote reads: Far better it is to … Continue reading Let Teddy Win kids long sleeve jersey
I added this item to the Let Teddy Win Store just so I could order a couple of them for our cars. They just arrived and I put them on the cars this morning. I got the vinyl Let Teddy Win sign as well and it looks incredible! I will post photos shortly. Now if … Continue reading Honk if you want to Let Teddy Win the Presidents Race
I have to say I’m very excited about this new product. Today is the first day it could be ordered and I’ve put it up on letteddywin.com immediately because I know it’s going to be a big hit at Washington Nationals games. Just imagine waving these during the presidents race! The sign is 22 inches … Continue reading New Item: Let Teddy Win Signs
Let Teddy Win Kids Hoodie I just added this new product last week and ordered one immediately for my daughter. I must say it looks great, and she absolutely does not want to take it off. She wore it to bed, and took it to school the next day (even though it was 90 degrees … Continue reading New Let Teddy Win Hoodie for Kids
Welcome to Let Teddy Win! What is this site all about? Presidents Race The presidents race is a fixture at home games for the Washington Nationals baseball team. In the middle of the fourth inning, a race is conducted between the four presidents featured on Mount Rushmore — George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abe Lincoln, and … Continue reading Welcome to Let Teddy Win!