Nationals Park will not have a visiting racing president for 2017

After much speculation that Franklin Roosevelt would join the Washington Nationals racing presidents for the 2017 season, the team acknowledged today that it would not happen. In a statement this morning, a team spokesman said “While we engaged in extensive efforts to have FDR as a visiting Racing President for the 2017 season, in light of … Continue reading Nationals Park will not have a visiting racing president for 2017

Racing presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge “retiring” to Nats new spring training ballpark.

Nationals racing presidents Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover are retiring to West Palm Beach, Florida. The “visiting presidents,” who were introduced in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, respectively, as part of a promotion with the White House Historical Association, are departing today for their new home at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, according to … Continue reading Racing presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge “retiring” to Nats new spring training ballpark.