Videos: Teddy shows nunchuck skills, wins two presidents races during epic 18-inning playoff game

Among the many firsts in a night of firsts Saturday at Nationals Park, The Nats racing presidents held their first-ever postseason presidents race doubleheader, running a second race as NLDS Game 2 dragged into the night. In the fourth inning, Teddy entered the race late, coming out of the bullpen to trail the pack as … Continue reading Videos: Teddy shows nunchuck skills, wins two presidents races during epic 18-inning playoff game

Teddy tries winning aboard a motorcycle — twice — but can’t pull it out in extra innings

Teddy Roosevelt had two chances to take his first presidents race victory Saturday at Nationals Park, as the Nationals and Yankees took their contest past the 13th inning, triggering a rare second presidents race. Roosevelt threw caution to the wind Saturday, risking disqualification by entering the field aboard a motorcycle. The Bull Moose had speed … Continue reading Teddy tries winning aboard a motorcycle — twice — but can’t pull it out in extra innings

Videos: Extra presidents race in 13th inning takes title away from Lincoln

Yesterday we reported that Abe Lincoln had clinched at least a share of the 2011 presidents race title, but on Saturday night at Nationals Park, the title was put back into doubt as a pitcher’s duel and a leprechaun conspired to achieve the impossible and actually knock two games off Lincoln’s lead. Trailing Abe Lincoln … Continue reading Videos: Extra presidents race in 13th inning takes title away from Lincoln

A crazy night of milestones for the Nats and the presidents

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

14-inning game features two presidents races (and two wins for George)

Friday night’s 14-inning affair between the Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres featured a treat reserved only for the truest of die-hard Nationals fans — a second unofficial presidents race, run only at home games that stretch past the 13th inning. Five hours, 30 hits, and 18 pitchers into the game, as midnight approached, the … Continue reading 14-inning game features two presidents races (and two wins for George)