Nats look for new Presidents

Posted on January 18, 2014 by Michael Natelli

Photo Credit: John McDonnell/The Washington Post

According to a report from WTOP and the Associated Press, 38 men and women were in attendance at Nationals Park today to try out for a spot as one of the Racing Presidents for the 2014 season. The team will pick between 15 and 25 people as part of the five-president rotation.

Candidates were required to have an interview, demonstrate how they'd pose in the costume, and also perform their celebration dance. The presidential "roster" will be announced in a few weeks, and at that point we’ll know who will become the new residents of the Nationals’ oval office.

If you haven't already, check out our favorite gif of 2013. Hint: it was Racing President-related.

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