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
The Washington Nationals confirmed today that racing president Teddy Roosevelt would be held out of tonight’s presidents race at Nationals Park, marking the third straight race without fan favorite Teddy. A spokesperson for the team told us that Teddy re-aggravated his hamstring injury from a few weeks ago. “He is getting treatment and we hope … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt “getting treatment,” will skip presidents race again.
Barely 16 hours after the Nationals announced that Teddy Roosevelt was listed as “day to day” for the presidents race, visitors entering Nationals Park for today’s game vs. the Florida Marlins found Teddy waiting to greet them, giving the thumbs up sign to those inquiring about his health. Sure enough, when race time came in … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt returns, can’t hold lead
In an unprecendented turn of events, the Washington Nationals announced during Saturday night’s game that racing president and fan favorite Teddy Roosevelt had been injured during pre-game warmups and would not participate in the presidents race. With the Nationals trailing the Florida Marlins in the top of the 4th inning, the Nationals Park announcer said … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt Scratched from Presidents Race, listed as “Day to Day”
2009 has been a big year for the Washington Nationals Teddy Roosevelt in the world of social media, as the team has made Teddy its official voice on Facebook and Twitter. But last night at Nationals Park, it turned out to be Teddy’s downfall. Teddy had an early lead in the 4th-inning presidents race, then … Continue reading Twitter turns out to be Teddy’s downfall
It was Christmas in July tonight at Nationals Park, with the U.S. Marines Corps Reserves on hand all weekend collecting toys for the Toys for Tots Foundation; and for a brief time, it appeared that the fans in attendance were in store for an early gift in the form of victory for Teddy Roosevelt. But … Continue reading Teddy dresses as Santa for Christmas in July
A day after picking closer Drew Storen in the first round of the draft, the Washington Nationals signed the #10 overall pick to his first contract and introduced him to the fans at Nationals Park. In a young season that has already had more than its fair share of screw-ups, the quick signing and introduction … Continue reading Teddy please don’t curse Drew Storen!
Today at Nationals Park, Teddy Roosevelt did a nice impression of the home team Washington Nationals, staking a big lead and giving his cheering fans much hope, only to collapse in the home stretch. For the home team, the collapse came at the hands of the Philadelphia Phillies, who scored the game-tying and go-ahead runs … Continue reading Teddy imitates Nats bullpen and collapses
On a beautiful spring night at Nationals Park, 20,000 fans witnessed a display of the Washington Nationals new power as they grabbed their first victory of the season tonight in an 8-2 drubbing of the Philadelphia Phillies. Alas, Teddy Roosevelt did not join the Nationals in the win column. Unlike opening day, Teddy did participate … Continue reading Nats get first victory of the season — Not so for Teddy
The largest crowd in Nationals Park history showed up today to witness an opening day game that was filled with promise, but was ultimately jinxed both on and off the field. On the field, some fine performances by the young Nationals roster were eclipsed by dropped balls, errant throws, and hit batsmen, leading ultimately to … Continue reading Teddy plays the spoiler on opening day at Nationals Park
The Washington Nationals begin their home season Monday afternoon at Nationals Park against the world champion Philadelphia Phillies, and after an 0-6 start on the road against the Marlins and Braves, the question on the mind of some Nats fans is “Who will win first: The Nationals or Teddy Roosevelt?” In the first three years … Continue reading Nats fans need a victory — Will Teddy deliver?
The Washington Nationals will unveil a “new look” for their mascot Screech this coming Monday, March 2, at ESPN Zone in Washington, DC. In-game host Clint Kouhry and members of the Nat Pack will be on hand for the unveiling. If Screech seems a bit young to be getting a facelift, perhaps it’s because he … Continue reading New look for Nationals mascot Screech
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Nationals Park was abuzz with life on this cold winter day as thousands of Washington Nationals fans were drawn to the first annual NatsFest fan fest. For the ticket price of just $10.00, Nats fans were able to wander through the usually-restricted field level concourse, lounge in the home team clubhouse, sit in a $300+ … Continue reading Toe-to-Toe with Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Stan Kasten at first-ever NatsFest
The name Abraham Lincoln was invoked by commentators and politicians again and again throughout president Barack Obama’s inauguration festivities this week. Abe’s imprint was everywhere — from the concert at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to the bible used to administer Obama’s oath of office. Seeking to boost his image and muscle in on … Continue reading Racing president Abe Lincoln muscles in on Obama’s inauguration