Presidents Race wins “Best on Field Promotion” of 2009

For the second time in their three full seasons, the Washington Nationals racing presidents have been awarded the “Golden Steagle” award for Best Contest or On Field Promotion of the year. The award is bestowed annually by Gameops.com, a web site which connects sports teams and event producers with ideas and tools for on-field promotions. … Continue reading Presidents Race wins “Best on Field Promotion” of 2009

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

Racing Presidents appear in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade before exhibition game vs. Orioles

The Washington Nationals racing presidents continued to cement their position as DC icons with an appearance in yesterday’s National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. The presidents were decked in their Nationals uniforms and got to ride in style on the back of individual bicycle taxis. It was a rare opportunity for the racing presidents to appear … Continue reading Racing Presidents appear in Cherry Blossom Festival Parade before exhibition game vs. Orioles

Screech and the racing presidents invade Verizon Center

The Washington Nationals racing presidents joined new Nationals mascot Screech at the Verizon Center tonight for a basketball game between the last place Washington Wizards of the Eastern Conference and the last place Sacramento Kings of the West — a battle for pride which came down to the last shot. The visit to Verizon Center … Continue reading Screech and the racing presidents invade Verizon Center

Vote for the Racing Presidents in the MLB Mascot Brackets

Our friends over at Home Run Derby are running a “mascot bracket” that pits major league baseball mascots against each other in a single-elimination popularity contest. Yes, Screech may be the official team mascot, but HRD wisely chose the popular racing presidents to represent our beloved Washington Nationals. Unfortunately, at the time of this writing, … Continue reading Vote for the Racing Presidents in the MLB Mascot Brackets