Video: Taft notches his first-ever presidents race victory, beating Teddy at the wire

The recent spate of violence and cheating in the Nationals’ presidents race escalated Saturday afternoon at Nationals Park as Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and George Washington all got into the act. Thomas Jefferson took an early lead, but Abe Lincoln put a quick end to that by head butting the Sage of Monticello on the … Continue reading Video: Taft notches his first-ever presidents race victory, beating Teddy at the wire

Seamheads.com & SABRmetrics expert says dump Taft, Let Teddy Win

The folks over at Seamheads.com know a thing or two about baseball, having authored 90 books about the subject. So the Washington Nationals might do well to pay attention when Seamheads managing editor, baseball author, longtime MASN contributor and SABRmetrics expert Ted Leavengood offers some advice for getting the season on track. On Thursday at … Continue reading Seamheads.com & SABRmetrics expert says dump Taft, Let Teddy Win

Video: Winthrop Roosevelt no help as William Howard Taft pushes Teddy around in his debut race

Winthrop Roosevelt was on hand to cheer on his great-great grandfather for the opening day presidents race at Nationals Park, but the Nats’ newest racing president established himself as an enforcer who was prepared to put himself between Teddy and the finish line. The direct descendent of Theodore Roosevelt ushered in the 2013 season with … Continue reading Video: Winthrop Roosevelt no help as William Howard Taft pushes Teddy around in his debut race

Taft skips first presidents race of 2013, Gecko flattens Washington

New racing president William Howard Taft sat out the first presidents race of 2013 at Nationals Park. The unofficial race was part of Friday’s exhibition opener vs. the New York Yankees. Taft wasn’t part of the introductory video, and spent the entire race in the stands at section 133, taking notes on his new opponents … Continue reading Taft skips first presidents race of 2013, Gecko flattens Washington

Teddy takes an early lead in fan voting as race vs. Taft begins

Nats Racing presidents Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft took off this morning on their Executive Adventure to Mt. Rushmore, with Taft tweeting a photo from the starting line. Fans who follow the presidents on Twitter @Teddy26Nats or @NatsBigChief27 are being asked to use the hashtags #VoteTeddy or #VoteBill to voice their support. Results appear … Continue reading Teddy takes an early lead in fan voting as race vs. Taft begins