Major League baseball hosted an all star “Great Mascott Race” at Monday night’s Home Run Derby in Kansas City. Among the racing mascots who passed the baton in the relay race were Nolan Ryan (Rangers Legends of Texas Race) vs. Bob the Shark (Marlins Great Sea Race), Onion (Indians Hot Dog Derby) vs. Aquafina (Rays … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt races at All Star Game Home Run Derby, clobbers Milwaukee sausage
Arizona Diamondbacks TV analyst and “Racing Legend” Mark Grace responded to Wednesday night’s challenge with one of his own in the final race of the homestand Thursday night. Following a decisive presidents race victory by Abe Lincoln, Nationals Park P.A. announcer Jerome Hruska intoned “Live from Chase Field in Arizona, it’s a special message for … Continue reading Mark Grace says “I’m coming for you,” Teddy says “Bring It!”
The Washington Nationals’ racing presidents are fond of taking on racing mascots from other teams, but Wednesday night at Nationals Park, they issued their first challenge on record targeting an opposing team’s broadcaster. The broadcaster in question was Diamondbacks color analyst Mark Grace, who was covering the game for FOX Sports Arizona. Grace is one … Continue reading Video: Racing Presidents issue challenge to Mark Grace
In June, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced plans to introduce a new attraction to home games at Phoenix’s Chase Field. At the end of the 5th inning, four 10-foot tall foam-headed “legends” would race around the ball park in uniform. In July, just before the All Star break, the characters were revealed. Given the short history … Continue reading Racing legends follow familiar pattern – Let Grace Win?