Video: Calvin Coolidge’s pet raccoon disrupts presidents race

Calvin Coolidge’s pet raccoon Rebecca made her first appearance at Nationals Park Thursday by disrupting the fourth inning presidents race and helping Calvin to victory. The raccoon was adopted as a pet by first lady Grace Coolidge in 1926, after she saved the raccoon from being served for Thanksgiving dinner. If tweets by Teddy are …

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Video: Teddy takes over first place after tug-of-war victory in the outfield

Wednesday was Army Night at Nationals Park, and during the fourth inning presidents race, the racing presidents stopped in the outfield to hold an impromptu tug-of-war competition. With Thomas Jefferson and Abe Lincoln anchored on one side by the portly William Howard Taft, it appeared that George Washington and Teddy Roosevelt didn’t stand a chance … Continue reading Video: Teddy takes over first place after tug-of-war victory in the outfield