On a historic night, Teddy fails to make history of his own

It’s safe to say that the Washington Nationals presidents race was not the main event Tuesday at Nationals Park. The mood was absolutely electric as 40,315 came to witness the major league debut of Stephen Strasburg, and despite hype and expectations that seemed impossible to meet, the rookie managed to exceed them, posting one of … Continue reading On a historic night, Teddy fails to make history of his own

Nationals invite standing room crowd — and Pierogies — to Strasburg’s debut

As the hype for pitcher Stephen Strasburg’s debut reaches a fever pitch, with media coverage rivaling a league championship series, the Washington Nationals are releasing additional $10 standing room only tickets via the stadium box office this afternoon, ensuring an all-time Nationals Park attendance record will be set tonight. With the stands overflowing and the … Continue reading Nationals invite standing room crowd — and Pierogies — to Strasburg’s debut

Cast Your Vote: Teddy nominated for 2009 “This Year in Baseball” Awards

Postseason honors are few and far between for the Washington Nationals this season, but over at MLB.com, you can submit your vote today for two Nationals nominees for the 2009 This Year In Baseball awards. Ryan Zimmerman’s nomination as 2009 Defensive Player of the Year will come as no surprise to Nationals fans; but the … Continue reading Cast Your Vote: Teddy nominated for 2009 “This Year in Baseball” Awards

Teddy Roosevelt leveled by racing pierogie at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park

The Nationals’ racing presidents and the racing pierogies of Pittsburgh have a 2-year tradition of traveling to each others’ ball parks when the teams play each other; but after May’s debacle in which the racing pierogies tricked the presidents and won a race at Nationals Park, fans were left wondering whether the embarrassed presidents would … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt leveled by racing pierogie at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park

After false start, Pittsburgh pierogie wins Nationals presidents race

Its fair to say that after almost three years of presidents race mishaps and oddities, it would be hard to imagine any result that would stun the Nationals Park crowd; but last night, the unthinkable happened. The Pittsburgh Pirates’ racing pierogies were at Nationals Park for the final game of their 4-game series. In the … Continue reading After false start, Pittsburgh pierogie wins Nationals presidents race

Pittsburgh’s Pierogies run relays vs. Nationals Presidents

The Pittsburgh Pirates racing pierogies continued their 4-game visit to Nationals Park with a set of relay races against the Washington Nationals racing presidents. Last night’s game featured a traditional baton relay, with Tom and George pacing the field over sets of hurdles placed along the warning track. Tonight, the teams were switched, as each … Continue reading Pittsburgh’s Pierogies run relays vs. Nationals Presidents

Pittsburgh’s Racing Pierogies run into trouble at Nationals Park

Mascots were coming out of the woodwork tonight at Nationals Park as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled into town for a 4-game series. Just as they did last season, the Pirates brought the giant racing pierogies from PNC Park’s Great Pierogie Race. The racing pierogies joined tonight’s 4th-inning presidents race and nearly stole the victory from … Continue reading Pittsburgh’s Racing Pierogies run into trouble at Nationals Park

Video: Pirates’ Pierogies vs. Nationals’ Presidents

Thanks to psugradgirl for uploading this video of Tuesday night’s race from Pittsburgh’s PNC Park, when the Pirates’ racing pierogies, led by anchor runner Jalapeno Hanna, won a relay race vs. the visiting Washington Nationals’ racing presidents. Unfortunately, the change of venue did nothing to inspire Teddy Roosevelt, who ran the anchor leg and blew … Continue reading Video: Pirates’ Pierogies vs. Nationals’ Presidents