Video: Teddy runs out stadium door, loses presidents race

Teddy Roosevelt took a lead into the home stretch of Thursday’s presidents race at Nationals Park, but ran off the field through an open gate, giving Thomas Jefferson the win. The Nationals’ presidents race ran in a novel route Thursday afternoon, starting in left field foul territory, and racing for the first time ever towards …

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Video: Backwards presidents race fails to deliver for Abe or the Nats

The Washington Nationals haven’t dared tweak anything about the presidents race since their backwards race earlier this week kicked off a mini winning streak. So it was no surprise when the racing presidents took off from the wrong direction once again in the final race of the homestand, wearing their Sunday finest. Abe Lincoln made … Continue reading Video: Backwards presidents race fails to deliver for Abe or the Nats

Video: George wins as presidents race backwards again to support Nats win streak

Baseball takes its superstitions seriously, and so apparently, the Washington Nationals will run the fourth inning presidents race in reverse, with George Washington winning, as long as the Nats’ winning streak continues. The presidents started running in reverse on Thursday in an attempt to break the team’s bad luck. On Saturday, the Nats won their … Continue reading Video: George wins as presidents race backwards again to support Nats win streak

Video: Jefferson trips then jumps the gun in backwards presidents race

After Thursday night, when the Nats tossed a 1-hitter after the racing presidents ran backwards, the Nationals Park mascot team decided it was best not to mess with a good thing. On Friday night, with pitcher Jordan Zimmermann on his way to a complete game 1-hitter, the racing presidents set up once again in first … Continue reading Video: Jefferson trips then jumps the gun in backwards presidents race

Video: Fans sacrifice a chicken, presidents race runs backwards to end Nats losing streak

With the Washington Nationals coming off a 4-game losing streak, and the red hot Cincinnati Reds coming to town, fans, players, and team officials alike pulled out all the stops Thursday to exorcise whatever demons were plaguing the team. At high noon in front of the Nationals Park center field gate, fans gathered as the … Continue reading Video: Fans sacrifice a chicken, presidents race runs backwards to end Nats losing streak