The entire nation of Venezuela along with baseball fans and concerned citizens in DC and around the world have been on edge since Wednesday night, when news broke of the kidnapping of Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos. Following last night’s candlelight vigil held outside the stadium in Ramos’ home town of Valencia, local fans are building … Continue reading Candlelight vigil for Wilson Ramos tonight at Nationals Park
DC Metro commuters got a surprise welcome as Teddy Roosevelt and his racing president cohorts greeted passengers with Nationals ticket coupons at the Metro Center exits Monday. The racing presidents were promoting the homestand that starts with a Free T-Shirt Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park and continues with a Mothers Day weekend … Continue reading Teddy welcomes winning team to town with surprise visits & half-price coupon code
Washington Nationals fans filled the stands Saturday night to watch pitcher Collin Balester’s inauspicious Nationals Park debut vs. the Houston Astros. Despite the home team’s recent string of misfortune, it’s good to see the weekend crowds consistently topping 30,000 regardless of opponent. Great weather has certainly helped, and by now Washingtonians are figuring out that … Continue reading Abe goes for homestand sweep Sunday at Nationals Park
You’ve heard the ads on the radio. The umpire calls “Strike One. Strike Two. Strike Three. You’re Out!” and the voice over intones “Now you know how it feels to try to find parking at a Nats game.” Regular readers know that I’m a bit angry about the DC Metro’s horrible negative ad campaign, which … Continue reading Consider Parking This Weekend at Nationals Park
The presidential primaries have got nothing on the Washington Metro when it comes to negative advertising. Every day, I am bombarded by radio ads telling me that if I choose to drive to Nationals park, I will not find parking, miss the entire game, and regret it for the rest of my life. What’s wrong … Continue reading Parking at Nationals Park? Piece of Cake!
Attendance has been weak at Nationals Park. The reason is because the team has “gone negative” with their representations of transportation, and created the impression that the new park is hard to get to. Continue reading The Nationals’ Big Marketing Mistake