Orioles Bird takes out racing presidents, struggles with Taft

Baltimore Orioles mascot “The Bird” made his annual appearance at Nationals Park Tuesday night as the Nats took on the Orioles in the “Battle of the Beltways.” The creatively named mascot has been known for disrupting the presidents race in the past, but Tuesday marked the first time the Oriole had ever faced five presidents … Continue reading Orioles Bird takes out racing presidents, struggles with Taft

The Orioles’ Adam Jones weighs in on Teddy and the racing presidents

Baltimore Orioles star center fielder was warming up before Saturday’s game at Nationals Park, waiting for the Nationals to finish batting practice, and chatting with teammates about the Nationals’ racing presidents. “Teddy never wins,” Jones asked. “Why doesn’t Teddy ever win?” Jones, as it turns out, is a Teddy Roosevelt fan. He doesn’t miss the … Continue reading The Orioles’ Adam Jones weighs in on Teddy and the racing presidents

Video: Teddy Roosevelt pummels the Orioles’ The Bird

With the Baltimore Orioles in town, Teddy Roosevelt was looking for The Bird to show up, and finally got his wish Saturday night. Teddy and the “creatively”-named Orioles mascot have a contentious history, but The Bird appeared ready to make peace as the fourth-inning presidents race began. With Teddy rounding the outfield corner carrying a … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt pummels the Orioles’ The Bird

Washington (George, that is) returns to winning ways, Orioles Bird expected Saturday

The Orioles Bird did not make an appearance as expected during the presidents race for Friday night’s kickoff of the annual Battle of the Beltways. In the fourth inning, the racing presidents mixed things up, running toward the third base side, but the Bird’s absence was no help for Teddy. George Washington easily passed a … Continue reading Washington (George, that is) returns to winning ways, Orioles Bird expected Saturday

Inspired by Nyjer Morgan, Abe throws a fit of his own

The crowd at Nationals Park wasn’t paying too much attention during Saturday’s presidents race at Nationals Park. The race began just moments after Nats centerfielder Nyjer Morgan singlehandedly allowed an inside-the-park home run by throwing a fit instead of chasing after a ball he should have caught to end the Orioles 4th inning. One pitch … Continue reading Inspired by Nyjer Morgan, Abe throws a fit of his own

Orioles Bird disrupts presidents race, misses Jefferson

The annual “Battle of the Beltways” between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles kicked off Friday afternoon as Nationals mascot Screech took on the creatively-named Orioles mascot “The Bird” in a series of challenges including arm wrestling and free-throw shooting at DC’s ESPN Zone. The last time we saw The Bird at Nationals Park, the … Continue reading Orioles Bird disrupts presidents race, misses Jefferson