After missing the first four races of the homestand, Teddy Roosevelt teased the crowd in his return to action today at Nationals Park. When Saturday’s presidents race began, Teddy was nowhere to be seen, but after Tom, George, and Abe had taken the field, Teddy appeared from the centerfield gate and drew a roar from …
Teddy Roosevelt’s absence didn’t prevent the Washington Nationals’ other racing presidents from engaging in some antics during Thursday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park. With TR still out getting treatment for an injury, the three remaining presidents ran a tight race last night — that is, until they hit the home stretch. That’s when George … Continue reading George Washington takes down Abe Lincoln
The Washington Nationals confirmed today that racing president Teddy Roosevelt would be held out of tonight’s presidents race at Nationals Park, marking the third straight race without fan favorite Teddy. A spokesperson for the team told us that Teddy re-aggravated his hamstring injury from a few weeks ago. “He is getting treatment and we hope … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt “getting treatment,” will skip presidents race again.
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”