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Fake Teddy Roosevelt Finally Wins DC's Mascot Race

After 525 consecutive losses, the Washington Nationals finally let Teddy win. It's a story of triumph and sabotage. But mostly triumph.

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The Presidents Race takes place in the middle of the fourth inning of every Washington Nationals home game. It's a race between mascot versions of George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, and Teddy Roosevelt.

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Until today...

Just as the Nationals were getting ready for their first ever playoff game (later this week), Teddy finally made the leap with the help of a fake Phillie Phanatic.