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Presidents Race Auditions – When Else? Presidents Day!

The Washington Nationals have selected 50 finalists from the 120 applicants they received to become one of the 12-foot-tall racing presidents for the 2008 season. The presidents race finalists have been invited to the new Nationals Park for auditions on Monday, February 18. Presidents Day, of course. The finalists will be asked to demonstrate their … Continue reading Presidents Race Auditions – When Else? Presidents Day!

Nationals Park Photos

New Nationals Park In today’s Nationals Journal, Washington Post beat writer Barry Svrluga finally got to show off some photos from his recent tour of Nationals Park under construction. Unfortunately, the Washington Post’s blogging function doesn’t give Barry flexibility to let you see much detail. I also wish Barry had gone into some more of … Continue reading Nationals Park Photos

Washington Nationals Trade All Their Left-Handed Starters

When I first saw the cozy right field dimensions of the new Nationals Park, my first thought was “if their averages don’t improve at least we’ll see more home runs from Ryan Church and Brian Schneider.” Well, today the Washington Nationals announced that they had traded Brian Schneider and Ryan Church to the New York … Continue reading Washington Nationals Trade All Their Left-Handed Starters

Nationals Park

Nationals Park is really taking shape. The seats and the turf are both almost completely installed, and the new high-definition scoreboard is almost completely in place (the gap in the center of the photo represents the last hole to be filled) . The giant curly W that sticks out from the Nationals Park scoreboard is … Continue reading Nationals Park