From DCist: An Oral History of the Nationals racing presidents, and a major first admission of conspiracy

DCist today published a wonderful Oral History of the Nationals Racing Presidents, lovingly curated by intrepid journalist Matt Blitz. including a first-ever formal admission by a team official that the fix was in for Teddy Roosevelt. Blitz tells the history of the presidents race through interviews with many of the people behind the scenes and involved … Continue reading From DCist: An Oral History of the Nationals racing presidents, and a major first admission of conspiracy

Video: George wins again, but who is Abe paying off?

In just the fifth home game of the young season, George Washington claimed his fourth presidents race win Wednesday night at Nationals Park. After sharing a relay race victory Tuesday, he and fellow founding father Thomas Jefferson remain the only racing presidents to have tasted victory in 2013. Yet somehow, the Nats continue to credit … Continue reading Video: George wins again, but who is Abe paying off?

Jayson Werth shows disgust as Nats fail to let Teddy win

A day after revealing his displeasure that Teddy never wins, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth clearly held hope that the Nationals had listened. As George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy began the presidents race Saturday afternoon, the Nationals’ 126 million dollar man moved to the top of the dugout steps in anticipation. Werth watched the race until … Continue reading Jayson Werth shows disgust as Nats fail to let Teddy win