The “Let Teddy Win” buzz hit a fever pitch on Memorial Day at Nationals Park, with rumors spreading rampant that after high-level meetings in the Nats’ front office, a decision had been made to finally let Teddy win. From the stands to the press box, from Twitter to even the Phillies’ TV and radio broadcasts, … Continue reading After high expectations are dashed, even Abe Lincoln implores the Nationals to Let Teddy Win
In today’s Baltimore Sun, Mark Greenbaum and David O’Leary argue that the Nationals poor record in the team’s short history is not due to the fact that Major League Baseball decimated the Expos organization and talent pool, but because Nationals Park is haunted by the ghost of John Wilkes Booth. Yes, it seems the the … Continue reading Another Curse against the Nats? Or just the reason Abe Lincoln gets away with cheating.
Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner addressed “the Teddy question” in a live chat event today hosted by MLB.com. Lerner responded with unusual passion to a fan who asked whether Teddy Roosevelt’s presidents race losing streak and the team’s on-field record are inextricably tied. “I certainly want him to become a consistent winner,” Lerner said, “I … Continue reading Mark Lerner promises Teddy victory when Nats win pennant
We’ve been saying it here for 2 seasons — the dishonor being done by the Washington Nationals to the legacy of Teddy Roosevelt has got to stop. What we didn’t realize back in 2007 was that it came along with a curse. But how can you deny it? In today’s Washington Times, columnist Thom Loverro … Continue reading Loverro on the Curse of Teddy Roosevelt