Video: MASN calls it for Abe Lincoln but Teddy Roosevelt sneaks away with the win

The Nationals’ racing presidents opened a homestand Monday night at Nationals Park with a fourth inning brawl-fest, as Calvin Coolidge shoved William Howard Taft, then got rammed himself by George Washington before they even reached the right field bullpen. The pushing and shoving extended to the home stretch, where Teddy Roosevelt pulled away, then turned …

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Video: “Best Presidents Race of the Year” as Teddy dives to rob George Washington

In what Nationals play-by-play announcer Bob Carpenter said “might be the best GEICO presidents race of the year,” the Nationals racing presidents ran neck and neck for a breakneck 25 second pace Sunday after noon at Nationals Park. In the home stretch, it appeared that George Washington had victory at hand, but Teddy Roosevelt charged … Continue reading Video: “Best Presidents Race of the Year” as Teddy dives to rob George Washington

Video: Lincoln celebrates prematurely, Washington wins Capital Bikeshare race

Abe Lincoln thought he had his second presidents race victory of the season, but it turns out he celebrated prematurely. The Nationals returned to town Tuesday night and got down to the business of protecting their turf, dealing a home brewed walk-off win vs. the New York Mets. Abe Lincoln, who’s had a rough start … Continue reading Video: Lincoln celebrates prematurely, Washington wins Capital Bikeshare race

Video: Abe Lincoln brings back the dirty tricks, George wins photo finish

“Honest” Abe Lincoln returned to familiar territory Friday night at Nationals Park, disrupting and otherwise clean race with dirty tricks directed at the winless Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. Lincoln sat out the race, but emerged from the bullpen to put a body slam on Teddy and Bill to knock them out of contention. … Continue reading Video: Abe Lincoln brings back the dirty tricks, George wins photo finish

Video: Did George Win? Jefferson handed controversial presidents race victory

Did Screech blow the call? Wednesday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park may have been the closest in racing president history, with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson hitting the finish line at precisely the same time. With NASCAR champion Austin Dillon on hand to wave the checkered flag Wednesday, race judge Screech was unusually liberated … Continue reading Video: Did George Win? Jefferson handed controversial presidents race victory