Video: Racing presidents match team’s 16-inning insanity with 20-mascot melee and a presidents race first

Sunday’s 16-inning marathon victory by the Nationals over the Minnesota Twins is already  being memorialized as one of the most epic and topsy-turvy games in Nats history, so it’s understandable that the game overshadowed what was also an epic and historic day in the pantheon of presidents races. It was the annual “Kids Opening Day,” …

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Video: Eight area mascots pummel racing presidents, Abe Lincoln rips off Talon’s head

It’s become an annual tradition. Each April at least a half dozen area mascots show up on a Sunday at Nationals Park to celebrate Nats mascot Screech’s birthday. And each year, they take great joy in ambushing the racing presidents. In the 4th inning today, as the presidents rounded the right field corner in their … Continue reading Video: Eight area mascots pummel racing presidents, Abe Lincoln rips off Talon’s head

Video: Visiting mascots beat up on Nats racing presidents in celebration of Screech’s birthday

Nine visiting mascots joined the Washington Nationals’ racing presidents to celebrate Screech’s birthday on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park, and the calamity that followed in the fourth inning presidents race nearly matched the disaster of a game that unfolded on the diamond. The race started cleanly enough, but Fighting Blue Hen Baby Blue from the … Continue reading Video: Visiting mascots beat up on Nats racing presidents in celebration of Screech’s birthday

Lincoln unfazed as Uncle Slam joins the presidents race.

For the Washington Nationals’ last game before the All Star break, the team today welcomed Potomac Nationals mascot Uncle Slam to Nationals Park to cheer on the team and participate in the Nationals presidents race for the first time. Unfortunately for Teddy fans, the extra competition did nothing to slow down a juggernaut called Abe … Continue reading Lincoln unfazed as Uncle Slam joins the presidents race.