After Bryce Harper’s walk-off home run Saturday, fans watched as pitcher Max Scherzer doused the outfielder with chocolate syrup, a ritual Scherzer created this season as an alternative to the traditional shaving cream pie in the face. Beginning Sunday at Nationals Park, any fan can have the opportunity to reproduce the feat, perhaps even as … Continue reading Fans at Nationals Park can now douse their own “HarpCake” with chocolate syrup
It’s been a quiet winter here in Let Teddy Win World, but what better way to kick off the season and reignite Nats fan frenzy than a new Bryce Harper internet meme? On the main stage at Saturday’s Natsfest, I caught Harper reacting with a shrug as he was announced winner of the afternoon’s Wheel … Continue reading Natsfest begets a Bryce Harper meme
The Nationals celebrated the first “Ignite Your Natitude Tweetup” at Nationals Park Tuesday night, as the team kicked off its final homestand before the All Star break. Among the near-sellout crowd were over 700 Twitter users who RSVP’d to the event, filling section 140 and collectively doing their part to bring local cellular networks to … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt learns you can’t run and Tweet at the same time
Nationals Park was buzzing Tuesday night as the hometown fans got their first glimpse of rookie sensation Bryce Harper. Harper is already beloved for his throwback-style approach to the game, and perhaps in appreciation, the Nationals brought back the “classic” racing presidents to kick off the homestand. It was their first appearance of the season, … Continue reading Nationals trot out “classic” presidents for Harper’s debut
Was it the moon? The beautiful bright moon that hovered over the Nationals Park scoreboard wasn’t officially full, but what other explanation could there be for the 4 1/2-hour spectacle that unfolded Thursday night. The night that had it all started with an awesome display by one young superstar-to-be and ended with a burst bubble … Continue reading A crazy night of milestones for the Nats and the presidents
DC sports fans are gearing up for the most hyped debut in Washington sports history, as fans have dubbed Tuesday Strasmas Day in anticipation of the major league debut of pitcher Stephen Strasburg, aka Baseball Jeezus. With the team expected to choose hitting phenom Bryce Harper today with the #1 pick in baseball’s amateur draft, … Continue reading Will the Nationals Let Teddy Win on Strasmas Day?