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Racing presidents grant 'pardon' to Nationals fans

It's OK Nationals fans: you can skip your previous obligations Friday to watch the team face off against the San Francisco Giants Friday. After all, the presidents say so.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 07:35am EDT

Tags: Washington Nationals, Nationals,

What it takes to be a Nats racing president

It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.

Saturday - 01/18/2014, 04:45pm EST

Tags: presidents, Nationals, Megan Cloherty, Washington Nationals, Nats

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Grounds crew tackles Nationals' Racing Presidents (Video)

The Washington Nationals' grounds crew may have taken a page out of the Redskins' playbook when they tackled the Racing Presidents during Sunday evening's game.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 11:25am EDT

Tags: Washington Nationals

Washington Nationals' Racing Presidents face off against Pittsburgh Pirates Pierogies (Video)

It's presidents versus pierogies at Nationals Park this week as the mascots face off in yet another race.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 07:23am EDT

Tags: Pittsburgh, pierogies, Washington Nationals, Brennan Haselton

'Veep' races the presidents at Nationals Park

The Nationals' Racing Presidents face a new challenger from the West Wing -- sort of.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 06:26am EDT

Tags: Nationals, veep, andrew mollenbeck

Newest racing president's great-grandsons celebrate at Nats Park (PHOTOS)

Nationals fans know the names Harper and Strasburg, but Wednesday night the spotlight was on a guy named Taft.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 07:51am EDT

Tags: william howard taft, Nats Park, Nationals, michelle basch

Nats mascot hopefuls compete for the job of a lifetime

Fifty-eight finalists tried out to be the next Racing President at Nationals Park Saturday.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 02:55pm EST

Tags: Rushmores, Nationals, Jamie Forzato

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Help wanted: Nationals need racing presidents

The Nationals will hold auditions on March 2 for those who want to play the roles of the 12-foot mascots.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 11:45am EST

Tags: Nationals, dick uliano, Teddy Roosevelt, william howard taft, mascots

Nationals add Teddy rival to dash

It's official! Crowd favorite Teddy Roosevelt will face new competition this summer as the Nats have named the 'Big Chief' from Ohio, and a baseball icon, the newest racing president.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 09:17pm EST

Tags: Washington Nationals, natsfest, Rushmores, William H. Taft, Teddy Roosevelt

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