The Nationals celebrated National Cabbage Day with a Spring Training cabbage race
Turning workouts into games or competitions is a surefire way to make an otherwise dull or unpleasant activity more fun. This works great when you're coaching a tee-ball squad or even teenagers.
It turns out that playing games is an effective way to raise morale among Major League athletes as well. On Sunday, the Nationals got their camp started with a race that involved passing a head of cabbage down the line:
Today at Nats camp: cabbage races. Naturally Scherzer’s team won here pic.twitter.com/U4evgLbXeD— Jamal Collier (@JamalCollier) February 17, 2019
As MLB.com's Jamal Collier pointed out, the race was held in celebration of National Cabbage Day, a holiday celebrated all across the land. Hopefully