Abe Lincoln has a reputation for pushing and shoving his way to the finish line, but pair him with Teddy Roosevelt for a night, and the Great Emancipator becomes a pussycat. Whether it’s a relay race or a shared bike ride, Lincoln has never one when teamed with Teddy. Coincidence? Hardly. The team kicked off … Continue reading Presidents race on tandem bikes, George & Tom take the tape
The Washington Nationals have released a coupon code “for Teddy’s fans” good for half-price tickets to the series vs. the New York Mets starting on Labor Day at Nationals Park. The online code gets you half-price tickets in the outfield corners ($18), outfield mezzanine ($15), and upper infield gallery ($9). You must order at Nationals.com … Continue reading Nats release coupon code for half-price tickets to Mets series
The Nationals kicked off a ten game homestand Thursday night with a terrific outing by Livan Hernandez and a walk-off game winning RBI by Ryan Zimmerman to take the first of four from the New York Mets. As the Nats returned to their winning ways at home, Teddy Roosevelt returned to his losing ways as … Continue reading Teddy kicks off homestand with weak effort, and coupon code for upcoming series
It was an afternoon to remember at Nationals Park. The last game of the season was designated Fan Appreciation Day by the Nationals, and the 23,944 who made their way to Natstown for the rare late afternoon start got plenty to appreciate, starting with free fleece blankets and leading to perhaps a glimpse of the … Continue reading Abe shows his anger as George fixes final presidents race
The Washington Nationals starting pitching delivered another outstanding effort tonight as the Nationals road a superb outing by Craig Stammen to take the rubber match of the 3-game series vs. the New York Mets. Unfortunately, the effort appeared to offer little inspiration to racing president Teddy Roosevelt. Abe Lincoln showed his colors tonight, breaking away … Continue reading Nats pitching delivers again, Teddy does not
The dismissal of Manny Acta has kept Nationals bloggers busy during this All Star break, but with no presidential activity at Nationals Park all week, we’ve kept it quiet here. I try to keep LetTeddyWin about the ball park experience, saving opinions about team moves for Twitter and Facebook. But with all the talk in … Continue reading Time for a fresh start. Let Teddy Win!
The Washington Nationals celebrated September 17 — half way to St. Patricks Day — tonight with free green ‘Curly W’ hats, live Irish music from 4 Ever Erin, celtic dancers and more throughout the game. It had all the makings of a festive Wednesday night for the 25,000 fans in attendance, but the Nationals 14 … Continue reading Leprechaun appears for “Half way to St. Patricks Day” at Nationals Park
The Washington Nationals returned to town last night for the last homestand of the 2008 season, hoping to erase the memories of a long road trip in which they went 2-7 and were swept by the Florida Marlins. They found just what the doctor ordered: the powerful New York Mets hanging onto a slim division … Continue reading Recurring story lines for Teddy and the Nationals
With the Washington Nationals on the road, and the season in it’s final month, it’s been a quiet couple of weeks at Nationals Park. The biggest news was the announcement that season ticket prices for 2009 would be lowered in several sections around the stadium. The outfield seats had been the most overpriced, but it’s … Continue reading The sun sets on the first season at Nationals Park
The air was thick with anticipation last night at Nationals Park as over 32,000 filled the stands for Teddy’s T-Shirt Tuesday. As Teddy Roosevelt’s faithful poured into the stadium, many were disappointed to find that the team had given out all 10,000 free “Run Teddy Run” t-shirts nearly an hour before game time. The skies … Continue reading Teddy Gives Up Lead, Turns to Chase Panther
No humidity? Is this really DC in August? It appears that the weather gods will be shining on Teddy Roosevelt for tonight’s big “Run Teddy Run!” T-Shirt Tuesday at Nationals Park. With the Washington Nationals coming off a disastrous weekend series at Miller Park in Milwaukee, what our team needs is a little home cooking, … Continue reading Teddy’s Big Day Is Here!
Just a 1/2-day after Mets pitcher Nelson Figueroa allowed six runs then antagonized the Washington Nationals players in post-game interviews, the Mets designated him for assignment. Darn. Thousands of childish, unprofessional Nats fans were looking forward to seeing him pitch in Nationals Park. Continue reading Update: Nats Antagonist Designated for Assignment
New York Mets losing pitcher Nelson Figueroa, after last night’s 10-4 defeat at the hands of the Washington Nationals, called the Nationals players — led by Elijah Dukes — “truly unprofessional” for cheering loudly from the visitor’s dugout at Shea Stadium. “They were cheerleading in the dugout like a bunch of softball girls,” Figueroa, said. … Continue reading Since When Was Cheering Unprofessional?