Washington Nationals Fans revive #Natsride hashtag to help each other get home after Thursday’s late playoff game

UPDATE: On Thursday, Pepco parent Exelon has funded an additional hour of operating time for the Metro. Times have been updated below.  The Washington Nationals return to DC Thursday for a deciding NLDS playoff game 5 vs. the Chicago Cubs. However, with an announced start time of 8:08pm, just over 4 hours before the last … Continue reading Washington Nationals Fans revive #Natsride hashtag to help each other get home after Thursday’s late playoff game

After 2-1 playoff loss, fans plan chicken sacrifice Tuesday outside Nationals Park

For the first time in more than two years, there will be a chicken sacrifice at Nationals Park. Longtime readers are familiar with the ritual performed by Hugh Kaufman, aka the Washington Nationals’ “Rubber Chicken Man,” whenever the team has run into a string of bad “juju.” “There hasn’t been a chicken sacrifice in the … Continue reading After 2-1 playoff loss, fans plan chicken sacrifice Tuesday outside Nationals Park

George Washington leaves Nationals presidents race, returns on a bicycle

After stealing the Nationals’ first 2017 postseason presidents race on Friday, George Washington wasn’t taking any chances for Game 2 of the NLDS on Saturday at Nationals Park. Another extra-long race (thanks to the national broadcast) appeared to leave Washington winded as the racing presidents approached center field, but it turned out to be yet … Continue reading George Washington leaves Nationals presidents race, returns on a bicycle

Teddy Roosevelt almost wins in the playoffs, but Nats grounds crew intervenes

The Washington Nationals hosted the first game of the National League Division Series vs. the Chicago Cubs Friday night at Nationals Park, and the nationally televised playoff game schedule helped the team toy with fans before once again preventing Teddy Roosevelt from winning his first presidents race of the season. The extra long commercial breaks … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt almost wins in the playoffs, but Nats grounds crew intervenes

Nationals Park to add specialty food items for 2017 playoffs

The Washington Nationals have added an extensive menu of fall specialty items to be available exclusively during the 2017 postseason beginning this Friday at Nationals Park. Here’s a rundown of what to expect, and where you can find it: The Fall Classic Grilled Cheese What is it: Grilled Cheese with braised short rib, baby arugula, pickled … Continue reading Nationals Park to add specialty food items for 2017 playoffs

Video: Jefferson slams Teddy Roosevelt into the stands as Nationals attempt to quell curse talk

The Nationals can’t seem to win — and not just division series. Faced with relentless criticism about an alleged curse of Teddy Roosevelt, the team responded by having Teddy win every playoff presidents race from 2012 to 2014 through last week’s Game 1. When that didn’t work out so well, they shifted gears and plotted a victory for … Continue reading Video: Jefferson slams Teddy Roosevelt into the stands as Nationals attempt to quell curse talk

Nationals fans unable to rely on Metro for Game 5 create ride sharing hashtag

Washington Nationals fans are nothing if not smart, resourceful, and social media savvy. Faced with the new 8:08pm start time for Thursday’s NLDS Game 5, combined with the DC Metro’s inability to extend operating times due to “Safe Track” maintenance, fans reliant on Metro faced the real possibility of choosing between sticking around for a … Continue reading Nationals fans unable to rely on Metro for Game 5 create ride sharing hashtag