Washington Nationals add to event

Published On: Jan 25 2013 10:13:57 AM EST

CNN Image

The Washington Nationals baseball team is making a major presidential announcement.

The team tweeted Thursday it's adding a fifth president to its racing presidents competition this year.

During the event, people dressed up as the four presidents of Mount Rushmore race around the field during a pause between innings.

The presidents that run are George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt.

The racing presidents tradition has been going on for seven seasons.

The team will announce on Saturday who the fifth presidential competitor will be.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus