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: On National Lucky Penny Day, Teddy finds a penny , Abe steals it

The Nationals returned to DC to kick off a homestand on a rainy Tuesday night, and in keeping with tradition, the team’s racing presidents used the occasion to celebrate another obscure holiday. So fans who happened to know that it was National Lucky Penny Day would not have been surprised in the fourth inning, when … Continue reading Video: On National Lucky Penny Day, Teddy finds a penny , Abe steals it

Video: Chaos reigns as visiting mascots assault racing presidents, Easter Bunny tackles Teddy Roosevelt, and Screech takes the tape

Two Nationals Park traditions literally collided on Sunday as the Washington Nationals celebrated Screech’s birthday with guest appearances by area mascots, and also celebrated Easter with an appearance by a certain bunny. Each had a history of interfering with the fourth inning presidents race, but never on the same day. What followed wasn’t pretty. When … Continue reading Video: Chaos reigns as visiting mascots assault racing presidents, Easter Bunny tackles Teddy Roosevelt, and Screech takes the tape

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

Martha Washington knocks out five racing presidents with her purse

Martha Washington made yet another appearance during the Nationals Presidents race on Labor Day, and once again, the beneficiary was husband George. This time, Martha appeared from the Nationals bullpen and swung her purse at each of George’s opponents as they approached the right field turn. It was Martha’s fifth appearance this season, and while … Continue reading Martha Washington knocks out five racing presidents with her purse