If you haven’t been following the Washington Nationals racing presidents on social media, this week wouldn’t be a bad time to start. Teddy Roosevelt and his big-headed compatriots are making daily appearances around the DC area as part of a countdown to opening day campaign, and giving prizes to folks who show up and share on … Continue reading Nationals presidents race to opening day, Abe gets endorsement from Chris Christie
Like several members of the Nationals, racing president Teddy Roosevelt had a game plan for Saturday, but tripped up on the execution. It was a beautiful day for baseball, with both the players and the racing presidents decked out in their patriotic jerseys for Memorial weekend at Nationals Park. But the sun did not shine … Continue reading GIF: Racing president Teddy Roosevelt tries to head butt Taft but misses badly
Friday night marked the anniversary of “Nellie” Taft’s death in 1943, and to memorialize the occasion with dignity, the 27th first lady popped out from a jack-in-the-box to spook the Nationals’ racing presidents and spur her husband William Howard Taft to victory. Perhaps the late Helen Louise Herron Taft was making her first appearance at … Continue reading GIF: Taft’s wife Nellie pops up to disrupt Nationals presidents race
The pattern was hauntingly familiar during the fourth inning Saturday at Nationals Park. The mid-inning presidents race started with the season’s only winless president tripping all the others out of the gate, then running unopposed toward the finish line. Just as P.A. Announcer Jerome Hruska proclaimed “Nothing’s going to stop him now!,” a costumed cow … Continue reading GIF+Video: Beef Nachos Libre ambushes Tom — Is Jefferson the new Teddy?
With a sellout crowd on hand for Jayson Werth Garden Gnome night Tuesday at Nationals Park, Teddy Roosevelt enlisted the mischievous magical gnome himself to help take his fourth consecutive presidents race. Wearing a pointed hat and holding a bat and ball, Jayson Werth’s doppleganger stood still as a statue as Teddy took photos of … Continue reading Best video of the year? Jayson Werth Garden Gnome clobbers racing presidents
Wearing a protective mitt apparently borrowed from Bryce Harper, Teddy Roosevelt ambushed his fellow racing presidents at the finish line of Sunday’s presidents race at Nationals Park. After using the mitt to defeat Sharknado Abe the night before, Teddy tweeted a message of thanks to Bryce Harper. Harper and Ryan Zimmerman have been wearing the … Continue reading GIF: Teddy Roosevelt Clobbers Racing Presidents with “Rally Mitt”
For the second straight night, Sharknado returned to Nationals Park, and this time attacked the racing presidents from both directions. Sharknado 1 met the presidents on the warning track, knocking Teddy back into the pack. Only Abe Lincoln remained on his feet, but then Sharknado 2 arrived from the rear and leveled the Great Emancipator. … Continue reading Video: Twin Sharknados mow down racing presidents