On Tuesday, Reddit user and Yankees fan Constant_Gardner11 posted a detailed analysis of presidents race results during the Nationals Park era, using data we’ve collected here at Let Teddy Win. His conclusion: Nats fans should root for George Washington. Nats’ opponents should root for Teddy. The many comments from the Reddit community show that conspiracy theories about Teddy …
As usual, Teddy Roosevelt pulled up the rear but stole the show, as ESPN’s E:60 ended Tuesday night with an eight minute Ken Burns-narrated feature story on the conspiracy surrounding Nationals racing president Teddy Roosevelt. ESPN’s Michael Johns set out to produce the definitive piece on the Let Teddy Win movement, and by all accounts, a … Continue reading Video: Ken Burns narrates and John McCain featured as ESPN E:60 profiles the Let Teddy Win movement
ESPN’s E:60 will will be profiling the Let Teddy Win movement this Tuesday night at 7:00pm on ESPN and WatchESPN.com. I haven’t seen the final piece by Michael Johns, but he set out to produce the definitive documentary on the presidents race and Teddy Roosevelt’s travails, visiting Nationals Park and the area monuments with the presidents earlier … Continue reading ESPN’s E:60 profiles the Let Teddy Win movement (Preview)
If presidential speechwriter Paul Orzulak gets his way, Teddy Roosevelt will win the Nationals’ 500th presidents race on August 18. In an opus for the Washington Post opinion pages entitled “Seriously, Nats: It’s time for Teddy to win,” Orzulak presents the most thorough and cogent case yet for the Washington Nationals to finally let Teddy … Continue reading Orzulak calls for Teddy to win on August 18
Baltimore Orioles star center fielder was warming up before Saturday’s game at Nationals Park, waiting for the Nationals to finish batting practice, and chatting with teammates about the Nationals’ racing presidents. “Teddy never wins,” Jones asked. “Why doesn’t Teddy ever win?” Jones, as it turns out, is a Teddy Roosevelt fan. He doesn’t miss the … Continue reading The Orioles’ Adam Jones weighs in on Teddy and the racing presidents
Sources tell us that Jayson Werth’s ambush of Saturday’s presidents race was not scripted by the Nationals, and caught the team’s in-game entertainment and mascot team by surprise. If there were any doubts, look no further than the new and unedited video below by our regular YouTube contributor lfahome, who caught the chaos from the … Continue reading Video evidence that Jayson Werth acted alone
A day after revealing his displeasure that Teddy never wins, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth clearly held hope that the Nationals had listened. As George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy began the presidents race Saturday afternoon, the Nationals’ 126 million dollar man moved to the top of the dugout steps in anticipation. Werth watched the race until … Continue reading Jayson Werth shows disgust as Nats fail to let Teddy win
The Washington Nationals have announced the finalists for their annual pumpkin carving contest, and the final selections include a very familiar face. Loyal blog reader Larry LaHaie’s “Let Teddy Win” pumpkins were selected by the panel of judges, and voting has been opened up to the fans at nationals.com. Your vote could help win Larry … Continue reading Vote for the Let Teddy Win pumpkin!
A huge and lively group of Teddy Roosevelt fans from Texas led a cheering Nationals Park crowd of 21,767 on Thursday night as Livan Hernandez and the Washington Nationals completed their first series sweep of the season. No matter where you sat in the Park, their cheers were hard to ignore. Even play-by-play man Bob … Continue reading Teddy fans from Ft. Worth, Texas invade Nationals Park
DC sports fans are gearing up for the most hyped debut in Washington sports history, as fans have dubbed Tuesday Strasmas Day in anticipation of the major league debut of pitcher Stephen Strasburg, aka Baseball Jeezus. With the team expected to choose hitting phenom Bryce Harper today with the #1 pick in baseball’s amateur draft, … Continue reading Will the Nationals Let Teddy Win on Strasmas Day?
DC-based musician, blogger, and fellow marketing professional Mike Holden writes in his blog Thursday that Stan Kasten and the Nationals should consider restoring a little dignity for the 40,000-or-so fans who snapped up tickets to Friday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds based on reports that pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg would be making his major … Continue reading Calling for a Teddy victory Friday night
Teddy Roosevelt fans were out in force tonight as WeLoveDC.com sponsored its first “Let Teddy Win” night at Nationals Park, complete with a private ballpark tour, pre-game rally, presidents race trivia contest, food, prizes, and rally for our favorite racing president. With an otherwise cold, damp night attracting the smallest crowd in Nationals Park history, … Continue reading Abe Lincoln takes on the “Let Teddy Win” fans
Baseball is in the air, and the WeLoveDC blog and the Nationals are kicking off the season by sponsoring a special event for fans of the Nats, the racing presidents, and of course, Teddy Roosevelt. On Wednesday, April 21, with the Rockies in town for the Nats’ first extended homestand, we’ll be going behind the … Continue reading Teddy fans join WeLoveDC April 21 for a special night at Nationals Park
Our good friends over at CafePress have introduced some new gift items in recent months and — just in time for Christmas — we finally got around to putting some “Let Teddy Win” designs on them. The new gift items include a Teddy Roosevelt holiday ornament, the swiss-made, eco-friendly Sigg water bottles in 2 sizes, … Continue reading For the Teddy fans in your life
With the Washington Nationals preparing for their most highly-anticipated spring training since the team moved to DC, the oft-snakebitten franchise finds itself without a voice at DC’s major newspapers. The Washington Times today announced restructuring and layoffs that include drastic cut-backs in local news and sports reporting. The staff reductions of over 40% mean the … Continue reading Nationals blogs forced to fill the print gap