In an attempt to inspire the Nationals to beat the Florida Marlins, Teddy Roosevelt ran the length of the presidents race on Saturday sporting fishing gear and rod. Alas, while Teddy despite a great pitching effort by Livan Hernandez, the Nats failed to score as the Fish continued their dominance at Nationals Park. Video courtesy … Continue reading Video: Teddy fails to reel in the fish
With first place in the standings up for grabs, George Washington left no opportunity for monkey business, breaking away from the pack early and leading wire to wire, but that didn’t prevent Thomas Jefferson from shoving Teddy Roosevelt to the turf as they approached the outfield corner. What Tom has against Teddy, we don’t know. … Continue reading Tom shoves Teddy to the ground as George takes over 1st
Barely 16 hours after the Nationals announced that Teddy Roosevelt was listed as “day to day” for the presidents race, visitors entering Nationals Park for today’s game vs. the Florida Marlins found Teddy waiting to greet them, giving the thumbs up sign to those inquiring about his health. Sure enough, when race time came in … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt returns, can’t hold lead
In an unprecendented turn of events, the Washington Nationals announced during Saturday night’s game that racing president and fan favorite Teddy Roosevelt had been injured during pre-game warmups and would not participate in the presidents race. With the Nationals trailing the Florida Marlins in the top of the 4th inning, the Nationals Park announcer said … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt Scratched from Presidents Race, listed as “Day to Day”
I am en route to London, where needless to say we are unable to attend the Nationals six-game homestand that starts tonight vs. the Marlins and Diamondbacks. As we did for one homestand last summer, rather than recruit somebody to update the blog, we’re going to ask the loyal Let Teddy Win readers to take … Continue reading Presidents Race Results: The Readers Take Over
Perhaps Thomas Jefferson is as frustrated with the Washington Nationals bullpen as the rest of us. On a day when the Nats’ bullpen notched it’s third and fourth blown saves of the 3-game series vs. the Florida Marlins, our nation’s third president took out his frustration on Abraham Lincoln during the 4th-inning presidents race at … Continue reading Tom levels Abe in the outfield. George notches win #1.
With the Washington Nationals on the road, and the season in it’s final month, it’s been a quiet couple of weeks at Nationals Park. The biggest news was the announcement that season ticket prices for 2009 would be lowered in several sections around the stadium. The outfield seats had been the most overpriced, but it’s … Continue reading The sun sets on the first season at Nationals Park