Fans celebrate after Washington Nationals mascot Teddy Roosevelt won the Presidents Race.
Twitter blew up after Teddy won his first Presidents Race Wednesday as #Teddyin2012 trended nationwide, proving that this was truly a monumental moment or that we all just care about mascots a little too much.
Either way, many notable people took to Twitter to voice their excitement:
George, the GWU mascot:
— George Washington (@GWGeorge) October 3, 2012
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray:
— Vincent C. Gray (@mayorvincegray) October 3, 2012
New York Senator Chuck Schumer:
this marks Teddy’s first victory since defeating fellow NYer Judge Alton Parker in a landslide 108 yrs ago #TeddyIn12
— Chuck Schumer (@ChuckSchumer) October 3, 2012
TNT NBA analyst (and D.C. native) David Aldridge:
Teddy. Victorious. Finally.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) October 3, 2012
Arizona Senator John McCain:
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) October 3, 2012
The National Park Foundation:
— Natl Park Foundation (@GoParks) October 3, 2012
And of course, Teddy:
I'm just getting warmed up! Time to get ready for the postseason! You ain't seen nothing yet! The Rough Rider has arrived!
— Teddy Roosevelt (@Teddy26Nats) October 3, 2012
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