Video: Teddy Roosevelt claims his first victory of 2013 in Mother’s Day “Dizzy Bat Race”

Just one day after William Howard Taft notched his first-ever presidents race victory, the pressure was on for rival Teddy Roosevelt to prove that last year’s season-ending win was no fluke. Sunday’s Mothers Day game at Nationals Park featured pink bats for the players and the annual appearance by mascot Screech’s Mom, who looks suspiciously …

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Nationals racing presidents have a message for moms

On a beautiful Mothers Day afternoon, the Washington Nationals pulled off another nail biter at Nationals Park, completing another winning homestand and taking the series from the Florida Marlins, three games to two. Moms were honored both before and throughout the game, and the 4th-inning presidents race was no exception. Nats mascot and presidents race … Continue reading Nationals racing presidents have a message for moms

Tom shoves Teddy to the ground as George takes over 1st

With first place in the standings up for grabs, George Washington left no opportunity for monkey business, breaking away from the pack early and leading wire to wire, but that didn’t prevent Thomas Jefferson from shoving Teddy Roosevelt to the turf as they approached the outfield corner. What Tom has against Teddy, we don’t know. … Continue reading Tom shoves Teddy to the ground as George takes over 1st

Teddy Delivers Flowers Instead of Victory on Mother’s Day

On a rainy Mother’s Day afternoon, Teddy Roosevelt today completed another winless homestand at Nationals Park. As the Washington Nationals were engineering another heartbreaking loss to the improbably division-leading Florida Marlins, Teddy Roosevelt was taking matters into his own hands, jumping out to a huge lead in this afternoon’s presidents race. But regular observers of … Continue reading Teddy Delivers Flowers Instead of Victory on Mother’s Day