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.
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At least three of the Washington Nationals racing presidents will be making appearances at inaugural events, balls, and galas next week in Washington, DC. For many Obama administration newcomers, it will be a first introduction to this great Nationals tradition, though if the current schedule holds, Barack Obama’s home state of Illinois Inaugural Gala will … Continue reading Racing Presidents to Make Inaugural Ball Appearances
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)
The Washington Nationals celebrated September 17 — half way to St. Patricks Day — tonight with free green ‘Curly W’ hats, live Irish music from 4 Ever Erin, celtic dancers and more throughout the game. It had all the makings of a festive Wednesday night for the 25,000 fans in attendance, but the Nationals 14 … Continue reading Leprechaun appears for “Half way to St. Patricks Day” at Nationals Park
Teddy Roosevelt took an early lead last night in the Nationals Park presidents race, but as has happened so many times this year — both to Teddy and the Nationals — he was unable to finish and speedster Abe Lincoln won handily. Abe’s 34h victory of the season assured him of the 2008 Washington Nationals … Continue reading Abe Lincoln Clinches 2008 Presidents Race Title
A 100-year tradition was extended last night to Nationals Park, as our Nationals’ new home stadium was host for the first time to the annual Congressional Baseball game. With tickets going for $8.00 each, the event usually raises over $100,000 for local Washington, DC charities, but make no mistake. Competition on the field is fierce … Continue reading Congressional Baseball Game Welcomes Racing Presidents as Republicans outlast Democrats 11-10
It’s beginning to get ugly. During the presidents race last night at Nationals Park, Teddy Roosevelt and George Washington decided to take things into their own hands. Fed up with Abe Lincoln’s winning streak and increasingly arrogant showboating, Teddy and George wasted no time last night, knocking down Abe before he even reached the GEICO … Continue reading Abe Lincoln is Finally Beaten By Teddy… Literally !
The Washington Nationals have finalized which Tuesday home games will feature free t-shirts with images of the racing presidents. The promotion is part of T-Shirt Tuesdays, in which the first 10,000 fans to arrive at Tuesday night home games at Nationals Park receive a free t-shirt courtesy of a Washington Nationals’ sponsor company. All of … Continue reading Nationals T-Shirt Tuesday Schedule Set
Yesterday’s home game against the Philadelphia Phillies marked the continuation of the Washington Nationals’ T-Shirt Tuesdays, which will run all season at Nationals Park. Each Tuesday home game throughout the season, the first 10,000 fans arriving at Nationals Park will be handed a free t-shirt compliments of one of the team’s sponsors. The t-shirts have … Continue reading Nationals T-Shirt Tuesday Features Racing Presidents
The Washington Nationals presidents race has been nothing if not puzzling in the month of May. Abe Lincoln raised suspicions by kicking off the month on an inhuman tear, running like the wind and taunting the other racing presidents. Yesterday he rather abrubtly returned to earth, but tonight at Nationals Park, our 16th president was … Continue reading Abe Lincoln Taunts Fellow Presidents But Fails to Deliver
Our beloved racing presidents continue to entrench themselves as fixtures in Washington, DC culture. High culture, I might add… Sunday brought thousands of people to downtown Washington for the first-ever Post Hunt — a live, brainteasing, scavenger hunt/puzzle founded and hosted by humor columnists Dave Barry and Gene Weingarten, and Washington Post Magazine editor Tom … Continue reading Presidents Race Featured in First Post Hunt
Today our Washington Nationals racing presidents claimed their place as part of a grand Washington DC institution, the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Accompanied by Nationals mascot Screech, our four “Rushmore” presidents George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy made it back to the White House to entertain and pose for photos with children who had … Continue reading Racing Presidents Make It Back to the White House