George Washington leaves Nationals presidents race, returns on a bicycle

After stealing the Nationals’ first 2017 postseason presidents race on Friday, George Washington wasn’t taking any chances for Game 2 of the NLDS on Saturday at Nationals Park. Another extra-long race (thanks to the national broadcast) appeared to leave Washington winded as the racing presidents approached center field, but it turned out to be yet … Continue reading George Washington leaves Nationals presidents race, returns on a bicycle

Video: Teddy Roosevelt rides bicycle to presidents race victory on Earth Day

The Nationals returned to DC Friday night to kick off a series vs. the Minnesota Twins, and Teddy Roosevelt got the homestand started with his second presidents race victory of the season. Wearing their patriotic uniforms for one of several military appreciation nights this season, four racing presidents jumped out of the centerfield gate on … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt rides bicycle to presidents race victory on Earth Day

Video: ESPN’s Doug Glanville helps Teddy Roosevelt on Earth Day

ESPN’s Doug Glanville joined racing president Teddy Roosevelt to celebrate Earth Day and the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope during Wednesday’s presidents race at Nationals Park. The Ivy League engineer and former major leaguer helped the Rough Rider set up a telescope along the first base line, presumably to help Teddy find the … Continue reading Video: ESPN’s Doug Glanville helps Teddy Roosevelt on Earth Day

Video: Teddy pulls ahead on Capital Bikeshare bicycle

The Nats racing presidents did their part to speed things up during Wednesday night’s epic victory over the Miami Marlins, running the fourth inning presidents race aboard special edition cherry blossom bicycles provided by Capital Bikeshare. Teddy Roosevelt put on an impressive showing, racing from far behind the pack to pull away at the end. … Continue reading Video: Teddy pulls ahead on Capital Bikeshare bicycle

Video: Lincoln celebrates prematurely, Washington wins Capital Bikeshare race

Abe Lincoln thought he had his second presidents race victory of the season, but it turns out he celebrated prematurely. The Nationals returned to town Tuesday night and got down to the business of protecting their turf, dealing a home brewed walk-off win vs. the New York Mets. Abe Lincoln, who’s had a rough start … Continue reading Video: Lincoln celebrates prematurely, Washington wins Capital Bikeshare race

Video: Abe beats Teddy again, this time both on bikes

Just one day after Abe Lincoln blatantly stole a race while riding a tricycle, the Great Emancipator was at it again. On Wednesday night at Nationals Park, the presidents ran a 2-wheel relay, with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson running the first leg aboard Segway personal transporters, and Abe Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt running the … Continue reading Video: Abe beats Teddy again, this time both on bikes

Presidents race on tandem bikes, Teddy issues a challenge

Fans who braved the cold and volatile weather at Nationals Park Saturday were rewarded with the Nats’ first victory of the season — a dramatic affair that included a hail storm and two weather delays, spectacular defensive plays, heroics, and a rare suicide squeeze. While new regulars Rick Ankiel, Danny Espinosa, and Jayson Werth were … Continue reading Presidents race on tandem bikes, Teddy issues a challenge