Sunday, March 30, 2008

The Game Last Night: Nationals Open New Park, Baltimore Beats Washington, 3-0

A day before the Washington Nationals officially start the 2008 season against the Atlanta Braves, a new chapter in the team and city’s sports history was written last night as Nationals Park opened for business.

After three seasons toiling at old Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Northeast Washington, 25,000 fans, almost all decked in red and blue, finally got to see the $611 million dollar stadium with their own eyes.

Instead of looking at renderings of Nationals Park, or seeing it from the outside looking in, fans got to finally see what the excitement was about.

Let’s just say the new park is a world away from their old home.

Fans gazed the entire concourse of the stadium, and looked at the team’s new home in amazement.

Between looking at the super huge scoreboard, a field with crisp green grass that will only be used for baseball with the curly “W” engraved in it, and a great view of the action wherever you sat, Nationals Park was a winner with those in attendance.

>>> Read more at DC Sports Box

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