Video: Presidents pummel Milwaukee sausages

Nationals fans who braved the cold at Nationals Park Friday night were rewarded with a walk-off victory as the team kicked off a series vs. the Milwaukee Brewers with a dramatic 10-inning affair. The Brewers, who are known for both their frugality and their famous sausage race, once again refused to bring their racing mascots …

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Brewers and their sausages get pummelled at Nationals Park

The sun was shining on Nationals Park today as 18,673 fans watched the home team pummel the Milwaukee Brewers with near-flawless pitching, outstanding defense, heads-up baserunning, timely hitting, and yes, a little presidential butt-kicking too. The Nationals continued to mock the Brewers’ famous racing sausages with a relay race between the racing presidents and the … Continue reading Brewers and their sausages get pummelled at Nationals Park

Presidents Race wins “Best on Field Promotion” of 2009

For the second time in their three full seasons, the Washington Nationals racing presidents have been awarded the “Golden Steagle” award for Best Contest or On Field Promotion of the year. The award is bestowed annually by Gameops.com, a web site which connects sports teams and event producers with ideas and tools for on-field promotions. … Continue reading Presidents Race wins “Best on Field Promotion” of 2009

Presidents Mock Milwaukee with “Un-Racing Sausages “

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but perhaps the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t get the memo. In the narrow world of racing baseball mascots, it’s widely acknowledged that the Milwaukee Brewers’ famous racing sausages are the one-and-only originals. But in recent seasons, it has been equally recognized that the Washington Nationals racing presidents … Continue reading Presidents Mock Milwaukee with “Un-Racing Sausages “

Teddy Roosevelt Says “Bring On the Sausages!”

Given Teddy Roosevelt’s pitiful record in the Washington Nationals’ presidents race, he can hardly afford to be thinking ahead to the next series, but that’s what he did on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. At the start of our favorite 4th-inning ritual, a self-assured Abraham Lincoln once again spotted the other presidents a big lead, … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt Says “Bring On the Sausages!”