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Teddy mascot finally wins Nats' Presidents Race

Updated: October 3, 2012, 8:12 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Teddy wins! Teddy wins!

For the first time, the Teddy Roosevelt mascot won the Presidents Race in the middle of the fourth inning at Nationals Park -- a pursuit that drew attention even from a White House spokesman and Sen. John McCain.

Teddy -- Mr. Rough Rider -- had never before won, losing more than 500 times since 2006, when the Washington Nationals baseball team began having races among 10-foot-tall foam renderings of Roosevelt, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson ...

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