Teddy Roosevelt almost wins in the playoffs, but Nats grounds crew intervenes

The Washington Nationals hosted the first game of the National League Division Series vs. the Chicago Cubs Friday night at Nationals Park, and the nationally televised playoff game schedule helped the team toy with fans before once again preventing Teddy Roosevelt from winning his first presidents race of the season. The extra long commercial breaks …

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Video: Nationals Park grounds crew repeatedly pummels Chicago mascot during presidents race

The bear cub that attacked Teddy Roosevelt returned to Nationals Park Sunday afternoon, but ran into a buzz saw known as the Nats’ grounds crew. “LarQ the Bear” (a reference to the much maligned Cubs mascot Clark the Bear) was prepared to disrupt the fourth inning race once again when the Nationals grounds crew emerged … Continue reading Video: Nationals Park grounds crew repeatedly pummels Chicago mascot during presidents race

Video: Grounds crew pummels presidents, Teddy stumbles to victory

A Nationals homestand characterized by presidential dirty tricks continued at Nationals Park as the team played its only Sunday night game of the season, beating the Mets in come-from-behind fashion on national television. Sunday’s fourth inning presidents race started out cleanly enough, with fan favorite Teddy Roosevelt hanging onto a close lead as the presidents … Continue reading Video: Grounds crew pummels presidents, Teddy stumbles to victory

Video: Grounds crew pummels presidents. Teddy wins again. Nats don’t.

For the third time since his historic first win last week, Teddy Roosevelt scored a victory in the Washington Nationals postseason presidents race. Unfortunately, after the St. Louis Cardinals completed the biggest comeback in MLB playoff elimination game history, the race would prove to be Teddy’s last of the season. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and … Continue reading Video: Grounds crew pummels presidents. Teddy wins again. Nats don’t.