2014 Results & Highlights

2014 Presidents Race Final Standings*

#26 Teddy Roosevelt  29
#16 Abraham Lincoln  25
#27 William Howard Taft  12
#3 Thomas Jefferson  11
#1 George Washington  10

*Includes 3 postseason races

The 2014 season got off to an exciting start as Teddy Roosevelt won on opening day. It was the first time Teddy ever held the lead in the presidents race standings, and the Bull Moose really went on a tear after the all star break, maintaining a lead in the standings entering the season’s final month, then holding off a late charge by Abraham Lincoln to take his first presidents race season title. Meanwhile, the Nationals finished with the best record in the National League, and had a regular season record of 18-8 when Teddy Roosevelt won. Teddy won all three postseason races before the Nationals were eliminated from the playoffs.

2014 Presidents Race Highlights

DATE VS. WINNER NOTABLE
4/4 ATL Teddy Teddy tricks his rivals with wheel of fortune
4/5 ATL Abe Teddy Roosevelt starts strong, fades at the finish
4/6 ATL Bill Mascots visiting for Screech’s birthday pummel presidents
4/8 FLA George George and Abe attack Thomas Jefferson
4/9 FLA Teddy Teddy pulls ahead aboard Capital Bikeshare bikes
4/10 FLA Abe George Washington fades at the finish
4/17 STL Tom Teddy stops to high five fans on National High Five Day
4/18 STL Teddy Presidents reverse course, exorcise Cardinals demons
4/19 STL George Washington slams Teddy into the visitors bullpen fence
4/20 STL Bill Easter Bunny takes out 4 Racing Presidents
4/21 LAA Abe Lincoln ties Teddy atop the standings
4/22 LAA Abe Presidents recycle during Earth Day presidents race
4/23 LAA Abe Teddy commemorates “Man in the Arena” speech
4/24 SDG Bill Linebacker Lavar Arrington tackles Abraham Lincoln
4/25 SDG George Presidents race in the rain wearing Hawaiian shirts
4/26 SDG Abe Lincoln leads wire to wire in Hawaiian shirts
4/27 SDG Teddy Teddy pulls ahead as presidents go Hawaiian again
5/5 LAD Teddy Teddy hurdles over folding tables as presidents stumble
5/6 LAD Abe Abe Lincoln catches William Howard Taft at the finish
5/7 LAD Abe Lincoln pulls away from Thomas Jefferson at the wire
5/16 NYM Teddy Teddy trips the racing presidents with a baby Godzilla
5/17 NYM Abe Lincoln comes from behind on Military Appreciation Day
5/18 NYM Abe Lincoln comes from behind for second straight day
5/19 CIN Teddy Teddy Roosevelt Clobbers Abe Lincoln at the finish
5/19 CIN Teddy Teddy wins bonus presidents race in the 13th inning
5/20 CIN George Presidents run left, block Abe’s path to victory
5/21 CIN Teddy
5/26 FLA George Wearing military fatigues, George edges Teddy
5/27 FLA N/A Postponed
5/28 FLA George Bill & Tom wrap up Abe, George tackles the Gecko
5/30 TEX Teddy Taft commemorates dedication of the Lincoln Memorial
5/31 TEX Tom Jefferson wins for only the second time this season
6/1 TEX Tom Jefferson runs barefoot, throws shoes into the stands
6/3 PHI Abe Abe trips Taft, who falls on the cake he’s carrying
6/4 PHI Bill Taft comes from behind to take the belt
6/5 PHI Tom Before concert, presidents race in plain white Ts
6/17 HOU Teddy “Nice Cream” knocks out racers on $1 ice cream night
6/18 HOU Teddy George and Teddy win outfield tug-of-war contest
6/19 ATL Tom Racing presidents form roadblock to stop Taft
6/20 ATL Bill Taft edges Jefferson in battle to hang onto last place
6/20 ATL Teddy Teddy takes extra race in 13th inning
6/21 ATL Bill Teddy Roosevelt tackled by Crab Nachos Libre
6/22 ATL Abe Presidents play out USA vs. Portugal World Cup match
6/30 COL Abe Crowd chants USA! as presidents act out US vs. Belgium
7/1 COL Abe Abe has no sense of humor on International Joke Day
7/2 COL Teddy Alien invades Nationals Park on World UFO Day
7/4 CHI George Washington wins Independence Day race for 2nd year
7/5 CHI Abe LarQ the bear cub attacks Teddy Roosevelt in the outfield
7/6 CHI Bill Grounds crew repeatedly pummels LarQ the Bear 
7/7 BAL Bill Taft wins a close race in the Battle of the Beltways
7/18 MIL Tom Teddy takes out George, who returns the favor
7/19 MIL Teddy Teddy trips Taft, causes 5 president pile-up
7/20 MIL Teddy Teddy celebrates moon landing anniversary, scares MLB
7/31 PHI Abe Sharknado attacks Teddy Roosevelt 
8/1 PHI Tom Twin sharknados take out presidents in the outfield
8/2 PHI Teddy Abe Lincoln dresses as Sharknado, attacks presidents
8/3 PHI Teddy Teddy clobbers racing presidents with “Rally Mitt”
8/4 BAL Teddy Teddy bowls over presidents wearing Rally Mitt
8/5 NYM Teddy Jayson Werth Garden Gnome knocks out presidents
8/6 NYM Bill Justice was not blind, but all the other presidents were
8/7 NYM Teddy Teddy relaxes, sets trap made of palm trees & pineapples
8/7 NYM Tom Tom wins bonus race in 13th inning
8/15 PIT Teddy Teddy pummels Pittsburgh Pierogie Potato Pete
8/16 PIT Teddy Teddy turns the table on the pierogies
8/17 PIT Bill Crab Nachos Libre stops Pittsburgh’s racing pierogies
8/18 ARI Tom Thomas Jefferson keeps pace with William Howard Taft
8/19 ARI Bill Presidents attack GEICO Gecko, Jefferson gets stuck
8/20 ARI Teddy Teddy Roosevelt takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 
8/21 ARI George George takes the W in the rain
8/22 SFG George George Shares a Coke with his fellow racing presidents
8/23 SFG Abe Abe wins for the first time in August
8/24 SFG Tom Teddy falls short of the finish line
9/5 PHI Abe Abe stays alive with the first victory of September
9/6 PHI Tom Tom edges Teddy in Hawaiian shirts
9/7 PHI Bill Taft edges Roosevelt in Sunday finest
9/8 ATL Abe Presidents race melee features epic pushing and shoving 
9/9 ATL Abe George conspires to hold back Teddy, Abe stays alive
9/10 ATL Abe Presidents pass out flags. Abe sneaks by FTW
9/23 NYM Abe Lincoln wins in a tutu to promote Color Run
9/24 NYM N/A Postponed
9/25 NYM Abe Abe takes the first race of the day-night doubleheader
9/25 NYM Teddy Teddy wins for the first time in more than a month
9/26 FLA Abe Nice Cream Cone interferes to give Lincoln the victory
9/26 FLA Abe Lincoln enlists Secret Service to create presidents race tie
9/27 FLA George Replay review official Abe Lincoln robs Teddy of victory
9/28 FLA Teddy Teddy passes Penguins of Madagascar to finish in first place
10/3 SFG Teddy Presidents dance to “Rock Your Body” by Justin Timberlake
10/4 SFG Teddy Teddy uses nunchucks vs. Beef and Crab Nachos Libre
 10/4 SFG Teddy Teddy rallies playoff crowd in extra 13th-inning race
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