Rugby, raccoons, and puppies can’t keep Abe Lincoln from claiming a record fifth presidents race season title

“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

Video: Calvin Coolidge’s pet raccoon disrupts presidents race

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