Nationals racing presidents Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover are retiring to West Palm Beach, Florida. The “visiting presidents,” who were introduced in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, respectively, as part of a promotion with the White House Historical Association, are departing today for their new home at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, according to … Continue reading Racing presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge “retiring” to Nats new spring training ballpark.
The Nationals racing presidents’ tribute to the Rio Olympics continued Saturday night with an unlikely triathlon relay that teamed Teddy Roosevelt with longtime rivals Abraham Lincoln and William Howard Taft. Visiting president Herbert Hoover is in Iowa for the Herbert Hoover Hometown Days, and so the 2015 visiting president Calvin Coolidge made a return appearance to … Continue reading Video: Coolidge returns, Teddy teams with Lincoln and Taft as Nats racing presidents run Olympic triathlon relay
“Honest” Abe Lincoln closed out the 2015 home season Monday with an emphatic wire-to-wire victory at Nationals Park, sealing the Great Emancipator’s record fifth presidents race season title. It was only Lincoln’s fourth victory since August 9th, but that was more than enough to hold off the increasingly crowded field. Five presidents had remained in contention … Continue reading Rugby, raccoons, and puppies can’t keep Abe Lincoln from claiming a record fifth presidents race season title
Calvin Coolidge’s pet raccoon Rebecca made her first appearance at Nationals Park Thursday by disrupting the fourth inning presidents race and helping Calvin to victory. The raccoon was adopted as a pet by first lady Grace Coolidge in 1926, after she saved the raccoon from being served for Thanksgiving dinner. If tweets by Teddy are … Continue reading Video: Calvin Coolidge’s pet raccoon disrupts presidents race
It took Teddy Roosevelt 526 tries to win his first presidents race. On Friday night at Nationals Park, the Nationals’ newest racing president made his debut and stole victory number one from his fellow Republicans. Calvin Coolidge got a late start to his inaugural presidents race, but after making a dramatic entrance, our 30th president … Continue reading Full video: Calvin Coolidge cheats, shoves Teddy Roosevelt to win his first Nationals presidents race
The Washington Nationals will give away Calvin Coolidge bobbleheads to the first 25,000 fans in attendance at the September 21 game vs. the Baltimore Orioles. The giveaway was revealed as part of the Nationals’ ongoing partnership with the White House Historical Association, which includes signage on the Nationals Park left-field garage honoring a Coolidge first … Continue reading Calvin Coolidge Bobblehead added to Washington Nationals promotion schedule
The Washington Nationals will introduce a sixth racing president Friday night at Nationals Park. In an exclusive granted to Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post, the team announced Wednesday that the nation’s 30th president would join George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft in an increasingly crowded field during the … Continue reading Nationals introduce 6th racing president Calvin Coolidge