Video: Shark Week Teddy runs away from Sharky

The Nats Shark Week homestand continued Saturday night with the racing presidents trotting out another shark-themed twist for the fourth inning race. Teddy Roosevelt held a big lead until Presidents Race newcomer “Sharky” showed up, startling the Rough Rider and causing him to reverse direction and flee in retreat. Abe Lincoln took the win to …

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Video: “Sharky” takes out George’s competition as shark week continues at Nationals Park

Shark Week continued Tuesday night at Nationals Park as George Washington stole another presidents race victory, appearing from the bullpen with a short “shark,” who proceeded to take out all of Washington’s competition. “He’s given up his hunting hound for his pet shark, Sharky,” intoned Nationals Park P.A. announcer Jerome Hruska. As his pet mowed … Continue reading Video: “Sharky” takes out George’s competition as shark week continues at Nationals Park

Video: Teddy triumphs in all star villains presidents race

It’s been a postseason of redemption for Nationals racing president Teddy Roosevelt, who is on a sudden winning streak after losing 525 straight races. Facing possible elimination Thursday night at Nationals Park, infielder Mark DeRosa read the team a speech by Teddy Roosevelt before the game. Then, when the presidents race began, the Nats trotted … Continue reading Video: Teddy triumphs in all star villains presidents race

Video: Shark attacks Teddy, secret service no help as presidents race Olympic tributes continue

The Nationals racing presidents continued their week of Olympic tributes with Friday’s doubleheader at Nationals Park, mixing the predictable with the absurd, and extending Teddy Roosevelt’s winless streak to 496 races. The newly dismantled Miami Marlins arrived in town early for an afternoon makeup game, and the lightly-attended affair included a presidents race first: members … Continue reading Video: Shark attacks Teddy, secret service no help as presidents race Olympic tributes continue