Fans blame Teddy Roosevelt for Nats playoff collapse

For six years from 2006 through 2012, Washington Nationals fans talked of The Curse of Teddy Roosevelt, and everybody knew what they meant: Teddy’s continued losses in the team’s presidents race were seen as a curse that kept the team from winning. But since the Rough Rider won his first-ever presidents race title this year, and extended … Continue reading Fans blame Teddy Roosevelt for Nats playoff collapse

Videos: Taft competes with Teddy for Twitter followers, Abe slams him with a folding chair, and more

The cheating is getting out of hand in the Nationals presidents race, and if that sounds like nothing new, the difference vs. previous years is that now even Teddy isn’t getting disqualified. On Tuesday and Wednesday nights at Nationals Park, Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft escalated their 100 year-old war, taking each other out … Continue reading Videos: Taft competes with Teddy for Twitter followers, Abe slams him with a folding chair, and more

Teddy is first to Indiana, maintaining 3x lead over Taft

Racing president Teddy Roosevelt appears to be making excellent time in his race to Mt. Rushmore, tweeting that he beat rival William Howard Taft to the Indiana border just after 5:00pm Friday. That’s nearly one third of the driving distance from Nationals Park to the South Dakota landmark on just the first afternoon. Taft, meanwhile, … Continue reading Teddy is first to Indiana, maintaining 3x lead over Taft

Phillies fans up in arms over Ken Rosenthal’s new avatar

MLB on FOX reporter, baseball writer, and MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal has used a photo of himself with the Phillie Phanatic as his Twitter avatar for more than a year, and it just rubbed some Nats fans the wrong way. So self-styled “Nationals Overtweeter” @JackoBeam challenged Rosenthal to consider a Nationals-themed avatar instead for … Continue reading Phillies fans up in arms over Ken Rosenthal’s new avatar

Teddy Roosevelt learns you can’t run and Tweet at the same time

The Nationals celebrated the first “Ignite Your Natitude Tweetup” at Nationals Park Tuesday night, as the team kicked off its final homestand before the All Star break. Among the near-sellout crowd were over 700 Twitter users who RSVP’d to the event, filling section 140 and collectively doing their part to bring local cellular networks to … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt learns you can’t run and Tweet at the same time

Video: Teddy goes fishing, finds Marlin in the Anacostia

Apparently, Captain Andy Hillstrand of Discovery TV’s Deadliest Catch got to know Teddy Roosevelt on Saturday when he visited Nationals Park to throw out the first pitch. When the Nationals returned to take on the Florida Marlins Sunday afternoon, Roosevelt was nowhere to be found. As the presidents entered the field for their 4th inning … Continue reading Video: Teddy goes fishing, finds Marlin in the Anacostia