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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.


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.