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Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes, James A.Garfield, Benjamin Harrison

6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century Presidents

Styles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?

07/08/2014

Justin Ruggiano #20 of the Chicago Cubs gets his third hit of game in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on July 4, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  The Cubs won 7-2.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Ruggiano Homers, Cubs Cool Off Nationals 7-2

Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.

07/04/2014

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a three-run home run scoring teammates Ryan Zimmerman #11 and Bryce Harper #34 during the third inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Nationals Power Past Cubs 11-6

Jayson Werth and Scott Hairston hit three-run homers to lead the Washington Nationals to an 11-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

08/21/2013

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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To Hype

The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.

03/18/2013

Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrates as he rounds first base on his game-winning walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 11, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Werth’s Walkoff Homer For Nats Forces Game 5 Against Cards

The Washington Nationals signed Jayson Werth to show them how to win. His game-ending homer Thursday night extended their surprising season.

10/11/2012

Catcher Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs looks on as Tyler Moore #57 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his two RBI home run with Danny Espinosa #8 during the fourth inning at Nationals Park on September 4, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals’ 6 Home Runs Beat Cubs 11-5

Adam LaRoche hit two of Washington’s six homers, Ian Desmond had four RBIs and the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Tuesday night.

09/04/2012

Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers the ball against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 8, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Hold On After 9th Inning Scare, Beat Nats 4-3

Jeff Samardzija felt he had something to prove. He certainly made his point on the mound. Samardzija dominated into the ninth, outpitching Jordan Zimmermann, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 Sunday for their first win of the Theo Epstein era.

04/08/2012

Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto talks with pitcher Carlos Marmol after Marmol blew a 4-3 lead against the Washington Nationals in the 8th inning at Wrigley Field on April 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bullpen Blows Lead Again, Cubs Fall To Nats 7-4

Carlos Marmol insists it’s too soon for him to be frustrated. Cubs fans sure are, though. Adam LaRoche homered and matched a career-high with four hits, and the Washington Nationals again rallied late against Kerry Wood and Marmol, scoring five runs in the eighth to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Saturday.

04/07/2012

Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Start Epstein Era With 2-1 Loss To Nationals

As Ryan Dempster left the field at Wrigley to a standing ovation, the Chicago Cubs looked ready to start the Theo Epstein era on a winning note. The cheers didn’t last. The lead didn’t either.

04/05/2012

Reed Johnson (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Johnson Homers, Gets 4 Hits As Cubs Beat Nationals

Reed Johnson, Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto each homered Wednesday night and the Chicago Cubs kept up their power surge in a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals.

08/10/2011

Chicago Cubs Manager Mike Quade talks to reporters before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 5, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Baker’s Wild Error Helps Nationals Top Cubs 3-2

If second base were located somewhere on the fringe of the outfield grass behind the shortstop, Jeff Baker’s throw would have been on target. The Chicago Cubs wish they could invoke lots of similar “ifs” this season.

07/05/2011

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Cubs Lose On Wild Pitch In 10th Inning

Jayson Werth turned boos to cheers by scoring the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011