Rugby, raccoons, and puppies can’t keep Abe Lincoln from claiming a record fifth presidents race season title

“Honest” Abe Lincoln closed out the 2015 home season Monday with an emphatic wire-to-wire victory at Nationals Park, sealing the Great Emancipator’s record fifth presidents race season title. It was only Lincoln’s fourth victory since August 9th, but that was more than enough to hold off the increasingly crowded field. Five presidents had remained in contention …

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Washington Nationals Promotion Schedule for 2014

The Washington Nationals have tripled the number of bobbleheads given away this year as part of their 2014 game day promotion/giveaway schedule (full schedule below). The schedule includes a whopping seven bobblehead nights, with quantities jumping from 15,000 per game to 25,000 per game, for a total of 175,000 bobbleheads, vs. just 60,000 in the … Continue reading Washington Nationals Promotion Schedule for 2014

Nationals Promotion/Giveaway Schedule for 2013

The Washington Nationals 2013 game day promotion/giveaway schedule is out, including three bobblehead nights and four Saturday night post-game concerts, up from the three highly successful concert nights last season. Based on past years’ choices, it’s a good bet we’ll see the team’s first bobbleheads for stars Bryce Harper and Gio Gonzalez and new centerfielder … Continue reading Nationals Promotion/Giveaway Schedule for 2013

Presidents show playoff Natitude, ambush Teddy on Pups in the Park day

A sold out Nationals Park crowd had much to celebrate Saturday afternoon, from Pups in the Park day, to a post-game concert by Dierks Bentley, to a stellar league-leading 20th victory for pitcher Gio Gonzalez. Those expecting a Teddy Roosevelt win unfortunately had less to celebrate. The movement has spread to the canine community, as … Continue reading Presidents show playoff Natitude, ambush Teddy on Pups in the Park day

Canine Teddy fan wins Fan of the Game at Pups in the Park

If the 2012 elections were held today, Teddy Roosevelt has an early “leg up” on the canine vote. Adams Morgan pug Cachucha brought her owner Johanna Diaz to Nationals Park for Saturday’s “Pups in the Park” day, decked out to support her favorite racing president, Teddy Roosevelt. Cachucha took the pre-game parade seriously, sporting an … Continue reading Canine Teddy fan wins Fan of the Game at Pups in the Park

Video: Pups in the Park proves distracting for animal lover Teddy Roosevelt

Hundreds of dogs and their owners got to witness another walk-off win for the Nationals Saturday as the team’s annual Pups in the Park promotion returned to Nationals Park. Barkley, the canine mascot of the Washington Humane Society, was on hand to assist with the day’s festivities, but proved to be a distraction for fellow … Continue reading Video: Pups in the Park proves distracting for animal lover Teddy Roosevelt

Full Nationals Promotion/Giveaway Schedule for 2012

Here it is — the full Washington Nationals promotion/giveaway schedule for the 2012 season at Nationals Park. There are a several additions to the preliminary schedule we previously shared. Notably, the very popular Pups in the Park promotion, in which a section is reserved for canine guests, returns to Nationals Park for four dates in … Continue reading Full Nationals Promotion/Giveaway Schedule for 2012

Nationals Promotion/Giveaway Schedule for 2011

Washington Nationals 2011 individual game tickets go on sale to the public next Thursday, March 3, and while the Nationals game day promotion/giveaway schedule is not final, many of the details are now available on Nationals.com. Highlights this season include bobblehead nights for Jayson Werth, Ian Desmond, and a 3rd “fan choice” which will be … Continue reading Nationals Promotion/Giveaway Schedule for 2011

Pups in the Park can’t stop Abe Lincoln

It was a beautiful dog day afternoon at Nationals Park as four-legged Nationals fans filled the Left Field Mezzanine seats for Saturday’s sold-out Pups in the Park promotion. Dogs were everywhere — streaming through the centerfield gates, running around the field before the first inning, and featured during all of the Nationals’ usual between-inning entertainment … Continue reading Pups in the Park can’t stop Abe Lincoln

Tom shoves Teddy to the ground as George takes over 1st

With first place in the standings up for grabs, George Washington left no opportunity for monkey business, breaking away from the pack early and leading wire to wire, but that didn’t prevent Thomas Jefferson from shoving Teddy Roosevelt to the turf as they approached the outfield corner. What Tom has against Teddy, we don’t know. … Continue reading Tom shoves Teddy to the ground as George takes over 1st