Video: Herbert “Herbie” Hoover wins first Nationals presidents race, fans share concerns about “reptilian” eyes

Just as visiting president Calvin Coolidge did last season, the Washington Nationals’ newest visiting racing president Herbert Hoover won in his first-ever appearance in the Nats’ presidents race. It was a day that began with Hoover making his debut appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press, after which Hoover appeared in the Nationals Park centerfield plaza … Continue reading Video: Herbert “Herbie” Hoover wins first Nationals presidents race, fans share concerns about “reptilian” eyes

Video: Meet the Washington Nationals new racing president Herbert Hoover

The Washington Nationals introduced new racing president Herbert Hoover on Sunday morning’s episode of NBC’s Meet the Press. Hoover will join the presidents race beginning today at Nationals Park. As we detailed recently, Hoover gets the designation “visiting racing president,” since he is sponsored by the White House Historical Association. Hoover replaces Calvin Coolidge, who was … Continue reading Video: Meet the Washington Nationals new racing president Herbert Hoover

Nationals to introduce new racing president Herbert Hoover Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press

The Washington Nationals are expected to make a splash on Sunday with the introduction of a new racing president for 2016, Herbert Hoover. The 31st president will be revealed on national television by noted Nationals fan Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet the Press. In mid-season 2015, the Nationals introduced a sixth racing president in the form … Continue reading Nationals to introduce new racing president Herbert Hoover Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press

Full video: Calvin Coolidge cheats, shoves Teddy Roosevelt to win his first Nationals presidents race

It took Teddy Roosevelt 526 tries to win his first presidents race. On Friday night at Nationals Park, the Nationals’ newest racing president made his debut and stole victory number one from his fellow Republicans. Calvin Coolidge got a late start to his inaugural presidents race, but after making a dramatic entrance, our 30th president … Continue reading Full video: Calvin Coolidge cheats, shoves Teddy Roosevelt to win his first Nationals presidents race

Nationals introduce 6th racing president Calvin Coolidge

The Washington Nationals will introduce a sixth racing president Friday night at Nationals Park. In an exclusive granted to Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post, the team announced Wednesday that the nation’s 30th president would join George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft in an increasingly crowded field during the … Continue reading Nationals introduce 6th racing president Calvin Coolidge

Nationals new racing president: William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft is the Washington Nationals’ new racing president, joining George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt in the team’s fourth-inning presidents race. The peerless Dan Steinberg broke the story for The Washington Post late Friday, in advance of the team’s official announcement planned for today at NatsFest, the Nationals’ mid-winter fan … Continue reading Nationals new racing president: William Howard Taft

Who is the new racing president? Everybody weighs in.

The sports world is buzzing about tomorrow’s anticipated announcement of a fifth racing president. Major League Baseball, not generally a fan of gambling in baseball, published its own odds on its Cut 4 blog, listing John F. Kennedy as a 5-to-2 favorite. Apparently Barack Obama’s not far behind, but Grover Cleveland is listed as a … Continue reading Who is the new racing president? Everybody weighs in.