Bobblehead George Washington

>> Thursday, July 5, 2007

Your Sports Story of the Day:

The Washington Nationals baseball team is giving away bobblehead presidents. July 4th's bobblehead: George Washington.

This actually makes sense, because the Nationals don't have any players worth commemorating with a bobblehead. And the four presidents - Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt (Teddy) - are undoubtedly better hitters than half the Nationals line-up. (Washington was particularly good with the cherry bat he cut down and carved as a child. No lie.)

The person responsible for this promotion has to be the genius who created this mascot costume, perhaps the greatest in all of sports:



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