Video: Nats get superstitious, reverse presidents race direction and put a stop to Teddy victories

Blame the team. Blame Twitter. But the seven year conspiracy against Teddy Roosevelt seems to have been resurrected. The Washington Nationals’ struggles have prompted hundreds of Tweets tallying the team’s total record since letting Teddy win at the end of last season, with some even calling it “the curse of Let Teddy Win.” After suffering …

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Videos: Abe Lincoln returns to his cheating ways, and Taft takes notes

A week of non-stop presidents race cheating continued this weekend at Nationals Park, with William Howard Taft taking a few lessons from long-time cheater Abe Lincoln. On Friday night, “Honest” Abe returned to old form, emerging from the bullpen to plow into Teddy Roosevelt mid-race. As Teddy tried to recover, Taft and Jefferson each piled … Continue reading Videos: Abe Lincoln returns to his cheating ways, and Taft takes notes

Video: “Rally Cicada” leads Teddy to victory, inspires reserves

With the Nats trailing early Sunday at Nationals Park, the team needed a rally, and got inspiration from the most unlikely of places. When the presidents race began in the middle of the fourth inning, Teddy Roosevelt lined up near the finish line, bringing with him the same giant cicada that invaded Nationals Park on … Continue reading Video: “Rally Cicada” leads Teddy to victory, inspires reserves

Videos: Giant cicada invades Nationals Park, attacks Teddy Roosevelt

Seventeen year Cicada Brood II has been swarming the Virginia suburbs southwest of DC, leading some to wonder whether Nationals Park would soon be affected. The answer arrived during the first game of Sunday’s day/night doubleheader in the form of the largest cicada spotting of the season: the six foot variety. In the fourth inning … Continue reading Videos: Giant cicada invades Nationals Park, attacks Teddy Roosevelt