Washington Nationals Nickname Jerseys for MLB’s Players Weekend

The Washington Nationals kick off MLB “Players Weekend” Friday night at Nationals Park with alternate nickname jerseys for their unusual 4-game weekend series vs. the New York Mets. So you don’t get confused, here is your guide, including coaches: NUMBER NICKNAME PLAYER   1 El Lindo Wilmer Difo   2 Mouse Adam Eaton   3 Mikey … Continue reading Washington Nationals Nickname Jerseys for MLB’s Players Weekend

Video: Racing presidents debut new military uniforms, but Teddy falls to a rogue lobster

The Washington Nationals debuted new military camouflage uniforms for the racing presidents as the team opened its home stand at Nationals Park Friday night. The Nationals have embraced the U.S. military as part of their DC community outreach programs, and expanded that effort during the team’s recent road trip, when the racing presidents appeared at the … Continue reading Video: Racing presidents debut new military uniforms, but Teddy falls to a rogue lobster

George and the racing presidents commemorate 9/11

The Washington Nationals observed 9/11 Remembrance Day Sunday throughout the team’s 8-2 win over the Houston Astros. Many of the usual between-inning routines at Nationals Park were replaced by commemorative honors, videos, and tributes. Even the racing presidents showed solidarity, running their 4th-inning course wearing their new patriotic uniforms in single file behind our first … Continue reading George and the racing presidents commemorate 9/11

Teddy Roosevelt loses his 400th race on Independence Day

Students of presidents race history know better than to bet against Thomas Jefferson on Independence Day. The scribe of our country’s declaration of Independence once again led the race from wire-to-wire, and as he did last year on July 4, carried an American flag the whole way. Monday was designated a “Patriotic Day” by the … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt loses his 400th race on Independence Day

Presidents debut new uniforms for Military Appreciation Day

The Washington Nationals donned their new patriotic uniforms for the first time Monday night in honor of Military Appreciation Day at Nationals Park, and the racing presidents joined the festivities with new matching uniforms of their own. With Nationals starter Tom Gorzelanny and San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner locked in an intense, fast-paced pitchers … Continue reading Presidents debut new uniforms for Military Appreciation Day

Nats roll out the red, and Teddy falls on wet, cold opening day

It’s fair to say that the 39,055 Nationals faithful who packed the home park for opening day are accustomed to end-of-game suffering. Unfortunately, a near-freezing drizzle forced them to suffer non-stop from Thursday afternoon’s opening pitch. The home team sported a new look for 2011, with six new position players, an improved defense, new home … Continue reading Nats roll out the red, and Teddy falls on wet, cold opening day