Full Video: Teddy Roosevelt clobbering Milwaukee sausage in the All Star Game Great Mascot Race

Here it is. The full video from Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City where Teddy Roosevelt clobbered Milwaukee’s Bratwurst as part of the MLB Great Mascot Race at the All Star Game Home Run Derby. After years of beating up on fake racing sausages, Teddy obviously decided a shot at the real thing was worth taking …

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Video: Teddy Roosevelt races at All Star Game Home Run Derby, clobbers Milwaukee sausage

Major League baseball hosted an all star “Great Mascott Race” at Monday night’s Home Run Derby in Kansas City. Among the racing mascots who passed the baton in the relay race were Nolan Ryan (Rangers Legends of Texas Race) vs. Bob the Shark (Marlins Great Sea Race), Onion (Indians Hot Dog Derby) vs. Aquafina (Rays … Continue reading Video: Teddy Roosevelt races at All Star Game Home Run Derby, clobbers Milwaukee sausage

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

Teddy ambushes sausages, fork & knife in hand

The Nationals’ racing presidents called on Teddy Roosevelt to complete their 3-game mockery of Milwaukee’s racing sausages on Sunday at Nationals Park. When the 4th-inning presidents race began, the “Un-Racing Sausages” were once again on the field with the presidents, and were spotted a big lead over George, Tom, and Abe; but as they rounded … Continue reading Teddy ambushes sausages, fork & knife in hand

Brewers and their sausages get pummelled at Nationals Park

The sun was shining on Nationals Park today as 18,673 fans watched the home team pummel the Milwaukee Brewers with near-flawless pitching, outstanding defense, heads-up baserunning, timely hitting, and yes, a little presidential butt-kicking too. The Nationals continued to mock the Brewers’ famous racing sausages with a relay race between the racing presidents and the … Continue reading Brewers and their sausages get pummelled at Nationals Park

Vote for the Presidents in ESPN’s Mascot Madness

ESPN Radio’s Doug Gottlieb is running “Mascot Madness,” in which fan voting will determine America’s #1 sports mascots for 2010. Gottlieb hand-picked 64 mascots for the fan tournament, and — sorry Screech — the Washington Nationals racing presidents were selected as the only representative of DC-area professional sports teams. The Rushmore presidents are seeded at … Continue reading Vote for the Presidents in ESPN’s Mascot Madness

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

Presidents Mock Milwaukee with “Un-Racing Sausages “

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but perhaps the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t get the memo. In the narrow world of racing baseball mascots, it’s widely acknowledged that the Milwaukee Brewers’ famous racing sausages are the one-and-only originals. But in recent seasons, it has been equally recognized that the Washington Nationals racing presidents … Continue reading Presidents Mock Milwaukee with “Un-Racing Sausages “

Teddy Roosevelt Says “Bring On the Sausages!”

Given Teddy Roosevelt’s pitiful record in the Washington Nationals’ presidents race, he can hardly afford to be thinking ahead to the next series, but that’s what he did on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. At the start of our favorite 4th-inning ritual, a self-assured Abraham Lincoln once again spotted the other presidents a big lead, … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt Says “Bring On the Sausages!”