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 … Continue reading Video: MASN calls it for Abe Lincoln but Teddy Roosevelt sneaks away with the win
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
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
“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
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
Dressed in their traditional Sunday garb, the Nationals racing presidents ran one of the closer races of the season Sunday at Nationals Park. Teddy Roosevelt jumped to a quick start and held off his competition into the right field corner, but Abe Lincoln beat the Rough Rider in a sprint to the finish, turning to … Continue reading Video: In his Sunday best, Teddy nearly pulls it off
Teddy Roosevelt seemed to have victory in hand Sunday at Nationals Park. In one of his more inspired races, #26 overcame a bad start, working his way to the front of the pack with a burst of speed around the right field corner. Teddy had the upper hand in one of the tightest presidential finishing … Continue reading Video: Did Teddy give up at the finish?