I know it’s just one game, but a few things about the opening day experience at Nationals Park left me quite hopeful about the notion that this is where I’ll be watching baseball games for the rest of my life. Here are five of the reasons: #5: Big Cup Holders. The team’s food policy states … Continue reading Five Things I Loved About Nationals Park
My son and I had a lot of fun meeting people on opening day at Nationals Park. Even without Ryan Zimmerman’s fairytale-like heroics, it would have been a remarkable night to remember. It was also a night for spotting local celebrities and a variety of oddities you don’t usually find at a ball game. For … Continue reading What’s the Strangest Thing You Saw on Opening Day at Nationals Park?
I will post more later today, but suffice to say the grand opening of our new Nationals Park was nothing short of a smashing success for every Washington Nationals fan in attendence. Every Washington Nationals fan, that is, except Teddy. Though Ryan Zimmerman’s walk-off home run thrilled and delighted the crowd, our great and much … Continue reading The Season Begins with a Bang at Nationals Park
Tonight is the big opener at our new Nationals Park, and presidents race fans are eager to see what Teddy Roosevelt has in store for the 2008 debut. Reports are that he’s been working out for the 2008 campaign, and that his last-place finish in last night’s preseason warm-up was just designed to lull the … Continue reading Changes to the Presidents Race at Nationals Park
The Nationals asked and you voted. Here are the songs that will be played at Nationals Park home games starting with tomorrow’s exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles. At the 7th Inning Stretch (after Take Me Out to the Ball Game) Shout by Otis Day and the Knights After a Nationals Home Run Bustin’ Loose … Continue reading Music at Nationals Park – Song Results Are In!
Many of us have had questions this spring about whether there will be new policies at Nationals Park regarding outside food, cameras, or other restrictions. To date, nothing has appeared on the team’s web site, but we have dug up the outside food policy, and here it is: All food items must be contained in … Continue reading Outside food policies at Nationals Park (UPDATED)
As reported 2 weeks ago, the Nationals are giving fans a chance to choose the songs that will be played in Nationals Park in certain game situations. I have to say after seeing the current leader board that I’m a little concerned. Remember, we may be living with these traditions for the rest of your … Continue reading Leading Votes for Nationals Park Music – Last Chance!
Washington Nationals flagship radio station WWWT (Washington Post Radio 1500 AM / 107.7 FM) is hosting a promotional event next Friday morning March 28 in which WWWT personality Nigel will be joined by a group of Nationals fans to walk the ceremonial first game baseball three miles from RFK Stadium to the new Nationals Park. … Continue reading Join the Nationals Ceremonial Ball Walk and Get Tickets to the First Game at Nationals Park
Fans of letteddywin.com know that I promote Teddy’s quest to win the presidents race because it is inarguably the first fan tradition that Washington Nationals fans can truly call their own. With the opening of our new Nationals Park this month, many of us have been screaming that the team needs to create more DC … Continue reading Nationals Park Music – Place Your Votes Now!
Sorry it took me so long to share, but my tour of the new Nationals Park included some video as well. A lot of progress has of course been made in the short time since this was filmed. As you can see, the views of the field from the main concourse are one of the … Continue reading New Nationals Park Clubhouse Tour
Longtime Washington sports columnist Rick Snider makes a strong case once again in today’s Examiner for the Washington Nationals to let Teddy Roosevelt win the presidents race. Snider is concerned that a president “whose accomplishments have him ranked among the top five” will be branded a loser by thousands of young Nationals fans. The latest … Continue reading The Roosevelt Section at Nationals Park
Parking at Nationals Park – The Real Tragedy As the inaugural presidents race at Nationals Park approaches, get ready to hear Stan Kasten shouting “Take Metro!” on every media outlet in town. Parking availability will be slim to none around the new Nationals Park. As somebody who used to leave his office at 6:30 by … Continue reading Parking at Nationals Park – The Real Tragedy
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
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 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