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
In baseball, you’re supposed to run out those grounders, because you never know what’s going to happen. Abe Lincoln gets that, which is one reason he leads the Nationals’ racing presidents in all-time victories. When another president fails to seal it at the finish, Lincoln is often the one to scavenge the win. On Sunday … Continue reading Video: When George Washington stumbles, Abe cleans up
“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
You have to hand it to the Nationals mascot team. They really do their homework. Friday marked the 92nd anniversary of the dedication of D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial — a ceremony presided over by the 27th U.S. president, William Howard Taft. So on Friday night at Nationals Park, racing presidents Taft and Abe Lincoln stopped mid-race … Continue reading Video: Taft & Lincoln stop presidents race to commemorate dedication of Lincoln Memorial
It’s early still, but 2014 is shaping up to be the a historically tight battle in the presidents race standings. Perennial cellar dweller Teddy Roosevelt has suddenly emerged as a competitive force, but his notorious rival Abe Lincoln isn’t sitting still. On Monday night at Nationals Park, it was Abe’s turn, pulling away at the … Continue reading Video: Lincoln catches Teddy in the standings
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.
After dominating the presidents race since Nationals Park opened, Abe Lincoln was 0-for-24 to start the 2013 season; but on Saturday night, “Honest” Abe returned to his cheating ways, and with an unlikely accomplice, took his first victory of the season. Lincoln jumped the gun at the start accompanied by William Howard Taft, who joined … Continue reading Video: Abe Lincoln finally cheats his way to presidents race victory