Nationals racing presidents at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park

The racing presidents accompanied the Washington Nationals to Pittsburgh’s PNC Park this week, marking the fifth straight year the presidents have faced off with Pittsburgh’s racing pierogies. PNC Park has never been kind to the presidents — particularly Teddy Roosevelt, who famously got leveled there by Potato Pete in 2009. Perhaps that’s why he and … Continue reading Nationals racing presidents at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park

Presidents close out series with a traditional footrace

When the Nationals’ racing presidents and the Pirates’ racing pierogies get together, fireworks usually ensue, and this week was no different. But after Friday’s hard hits and Saturday’s beatings, the eight participants managed a traditional footrace Sunday at Nationals Park. Wearing their traditional period garb for Sunday’s race, the presidents got off to a slow … Continue reading Presidents close out series with a traditional footrace

Video: Abe is unlikely hero vs. Pittsburgh’s pierogies

The biggest crowd of the season took in a rare old fashioned double header under sunny skies Saturday at Nationals Park, and Abe Lincoln emerged as the unlikely hero, delivering two victories to George Washington in a presidents race twin bill. In the afternoon opener, the presidents and Pittsburgh’s visiting racing pierogies paired off in … Continue reading Video: Abe is unlikely hero vs. Pittsburgh’s pierogies

Teddy returns to the scene of the crime, and it’s not pretty

It’s been more than a year since the Nationals racing presidents last appeared at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park — an infamous visit in which Teddy Roosevelt became a SportsCenter highlight when Pittsburgh Pirates racing pierogie Potato Pete took Teddy down in an open field tackle that ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt called “the greatest highlight I’ve ever … Continue reading Teddy returns to the scene of the crime, and it’s not pretty