For the second straight day, Teddy Roosevelt took a big lead in the presidents race at Nationals Park, only to be tripped up by fan interference. In the 4th inning of today’s exciting 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs, Teddy dashed out once again in front of George, Tom, and Abe; but as he made … Continue reading Teddy Tripped Up Again – Is This a Trend?
Just when you thought you’d seen it all, when you thought Teddy had lost the presidents race in every conceivable way, comes the inconceivable at Nationals Park. On Saturday night in front of a restless crowd watching the Washington Nationals trail the Chicago Cubs by a score of 5-0 in the fourth inning, Teddy broke … Continue reading Panther Attacks Teddy Roosevelt During Presidents Race
Ask any struggling Nats hitter — when you’re in a slump, it’s easy to press too hard and attempt to do too much with one swing. Well, there’s no bigger slump than Teddy’s current losing streak, and tonight he succumbed to the pressure. While Will Nieves was cooking up his late game heroics to lead … Continue reading Teddy Caught Cheating, but the Nats Prevail
Nationals fans had high hopes that the Pope Benedict XVI might leave behind some holy mojo for the home team after presiding over mass at Nationals Park just a few days ago. Unfortunately, Mets pitcher Johan Santana had other ideas, scattering 7 hits and ruining another good outing by Nationals pitcher Tim Redding to kick … Continue reading No Divine Intervention at Nationals Park
I will post more later today, but suffice to say the grand opening of our new Nationals Park was nothing short of a smashing success for every Washington Nationals fan in attendence. Every Washington Nationals fan, that is, except Teddy. Though Ryan Zimmerman’s walk-off home run thrilled and delighted the crowd, our great and much … Continue reading The Season Begins with a Bang at Nationals Park
Today our Washington Nationals racing presidents claimed their place as part of a grand Washington DC institution, the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Accompanied by Nationals mascot Screech, our four “Rushmore” presidents George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy made it back to the White House to entertain and pose for photos with children who had … Continue reading Racing Presidents Make It Back to the White House
Presidents race watchers should take note to watch manager Manny Acta’s lineup card this season to see whether he’s given center fielder Lastings Milledge the day off. In a video interview on Friday, Lastings Milledge tells the Washington Post that he plans to take the first opportunity to help Teddy win the presidents race. “I’m … Continue reading Lastings Milledge in the Presidents Race?
Longtime Washington sports columnist Rick Snider makes a strong case once again in today’s Examiner for the Washington Nationals to let Teddy Roosevelt win the presidents race. Snider is concerned that a president “whose accomplishments have him ranked among the top five” will be branded a loser by thousands of young Nationals fans. The latest … Continue reading The Roosevelt Section at Nationals Park
Flickr user Brian Mosley has set up a little inspirational image for our beloved 26th president as he prepares for the 2008 presidents race campaign. Brian, a self-proclaimed “overnight fan” of Teddy Roosevelt and the presidents race, read about the Let Teddy Win! campaign on DCist, picked himself up a presidents race rally sign, and … Continue reading Visions of Victory for Teddy
Have you ever wanted to don the Teddy Roosevelt costume and race in the Washington Nationals presidents race? The Washington Nationals Mascot Coordinator is now soliciting applications via the team’s web site. Applicants must be between 5’7″ and 6’6″ in height, able to run 100 yards wearing a 45 pound costume, and available for “at … Continue reading You can be in the presidents race
It’s been rumored that Stan Kasten is considering adding more presidents to the presidents race at Nationals Park in 2008. Could this be part of The Plan to make the team younger as they seek to build a champion? Teddy Roosevelt is currently the youngest of the racing presidents, but he was born 149 years … Continue reading The Washington Nationals Got Younger. Will They Be Better?
Here’s a photo of the new Let Teddy Win jersey that just arrived. My son wore it to school this week and to a fall festival today. He got tons of “great shirt” comments! This is the one that has the Teddy Roosevelt quote on the back: The quote reads: Far better it is to … Continue reading Let Teddy Win kids long sleeve jersey
I have to say I’m very excited about this new product. Today is the first day it could be ordered and I’ve put it up on letteddywin.com immediately because I know it’s going to be a big hit at Washington Nationals games. Just imagine waving these during the presidents race! The sign is 22 inches … Continue reading New Item: Let Teddy Win Signs
Welcome to Let Teddy Win! What is this site all about? Presidents Race The presidents race is a fixture at home games for the Washington Nationals baseball team. In the middle of the fourth inning, a race is conducted between the four presidents featured on Mount Rushmore — George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abe Lincoln, and … Continue reading Welcome to Let Teddy Win!