Video: Racing presidents moonwalk in tinfoil helmets for visiting astronaut Kjell Lindgren

In his recent 5 month stint aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Kjell Lindgren likely never saw anything as alien-looking as the sight that greeted him at the presidents race finish line Tuesday night at Nationals Park. Lindgren is in D.C. this week to speak about his mission and promote space travel to the next generation of astronauts, …

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GIF: Teddy Roosevelt scares MLB with astronaut costume

Racing president Teddy Roosevelt celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing Sunday at Nationals Park by donning a makeshift astronaut helmet fashioned from tinfoil. The tactic helped propel Teddy to his 16th victory and an unprecedented July lead in the presidents race standings, but it apparently scared the folks at Major League Baseball, … Continue reading GIF: Teddy Roosevelt scares MLB with astronaut costume

Presidents race honors final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis

The Washington Nationals have a tradition of using the 4th-inning presidents race to pay tribute to significant cultural events. On Friday night at Nationals Park, the team attempted to honor the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis, wrapping the heads of George, Tom, and Abe in tinfoil, presumably to represent astronaut helmets. We’re not sure … Continue reading Presidents race honors final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis

Teddy commemorates space flight, but is defeated by gravity, and George

Livan Hernandez and the Washington Nationals treated fans to a decisive victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night at Nationals Park, evening the team’s record at 5-5 as they kicked off this week’s homestand vs. the Phils and the Milwaukee Brewers. Nationals racing president Teddy Roosevelt rarely misses an opportunity to celebrate history, and as … Continue reading Teddy commemorates space flight, but is defeated by gravity, and George