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 Washington Nationals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Washington Nationals (nicknamed The Nats) are a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Washington, D.C. The original Washington Nationals (more commonly known as the Senators) moved to Minneapolis in 1961 becoming the Minnesota Twins.
The Nationals are a member of the National League's Eastern Division (both previous Nationals/Senators teams played in the American League), and they currently play at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, which was previously the ballpark for the second Senators team.
Washington has larger and whiter suburbs than it did in the 60s, so some analysts believe this will be a less important factor than in the past.
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 Washington Senators (Nationals) (1901-1960)
The Nationals continue to be one of the worst teams in baseball as they finish in 7th place with an awful record of 64-90.
The Nationals continue to post solid record, but are once again a non-factor in the race for the pennant as they finish in 4th place with an 85-69 record.
Washington stumbles out of the gates and never recover, losing 13 straight to start the season, and end up finishing the season with a franchise worse 38-113 last place record.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /al/wasdc/nats.html   (3911 words)

 SI.com - MLB - D.C.-bound Expos to be renamed 'Nationals' - Monday November 22, 2004 3:26PM
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- With a new name, a new logo and a new generation of baseball fans, the nation's capital now has a new baseball team, the Nationals.
The American League team that started play in 1901 was officially named the Nationals, but from their early years they were popularly referred to as the Senators, a name that became official in 1957.
The Nationals is a name revived from the city's first baseball teams.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/baseball/mlb/11/22/expos.nationals?...   (468 words)

 Washington Nationals Tickets - MLB Baseball Tickets
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 Team likely to be named Nationals - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - November 05, 2004
Nationals was the primary name of Washington's first American League franchise from 1905 to 1957, a period that included a 1924 World Series title.
Major League Baseball is expected to announce the name of the Washington team within the next two weeks, and Nationals is the likely choice.
Industry sources said Nationals is a near lock to overtake Senators and Grays after a whirlwind, closed-door evaluation that involved focus groups, marketing executives and polling data.
www.washtimes.com /national/20041105-121505-1358r.htm   (744 words)

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 NewsChannel 8 SportsZone - The Washington Nationals
The Washington Nationals haven't been as solid a draw as they were in their premiere season.
Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol after allegedly running a stop sign in Miami Beach.
The Washington Nationals will be sold to developer Theodore Lerner's group, which Major League Baseball selected over seven other suitors to buy the franchise for $450 million.
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 Washington Nationals on Baseball Almanac
From the ashes of the Montreal Expos came the third franchise to represent Washington, D.C. This time, the franchise took the name Nationals (the original name of the franchise that became more popularly referred to as the Senators) and it came to play at RFK Stadium, where the Senators last played in 1971.
The Nationals lost their season opener to the Phillies 8-4 on April 4, won their first game 7-3 two days later, and then won their home opener in Washington on April 14 defeating Arizona 5-3.
While the Nationals seem set for now, Major League baseball has yet to approve a new ownership group for the team, leaving the franchise as competitively vulnerable as it was in Montreal.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teams/washington_nationals.shtml   (1133 words)

 DC Photo Gallery :: Washington Nationals Baseball
Washington Nationals' Inaugural Home Opener - Staff from the official Washington Nationals fan store offer their smiles and supports for both the city and team.
Washington Nationals' Inaugural Home Opener - You could feel the excitement in the air as fans walked up to the gates of the stadium.
Washington Nationals' Inaugural Home Opener - All cars were searched by the bomb squad and K-9 units.
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 KFFL - Luis Ayala, RP, Washington Nationals
The Washington Post's Barry Svrluga reports Washington Nationals RP Luis Ayala is one of four candidates for the final bullpen spot.
Washington Nationals RP Luis Ayala (elbow) has been shut down for the next few games, after playing catch Friday, Sept. 2, and feeling pain in his right elbow, according to Bill Ladson of Nationals.MLB.com.
The Washington Times' Mark Zuckerman reports Washington Nationals RP Luis Ayala is slated to play for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic in March 2006.
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 Washington Nationals Tickets Mlb Ticket - Buy Cheap Washington Nationals Tickets
By July 3rd, the Washington Nationals became the third team in baseball history to reach the fifty-win plateau and was on course to win one-hundred games.
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The Nationals feel they have fixed part of the problem for the 2005 season by acquiring RF Jose Guillen, who is expected to drive in runs and hit for average.
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 Washington Nationals Tickets : Nationals Baseball Ticket @ BuySellTix
With 81 wins, the Washington Nationals finished last in the National League East division, yet their record was better than many of the teams in the league.
Last year, their first season since the move, the Washington Nationals beat several attendance records from when the team was located in Canada as the Montreal Expos.
The Washington Nationals led their division during the first half of 2005.
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 Washington Nationals Tickets - Washington Baseball Tickets - Buy Nationals Tickets
The Washington Nationals were previously the Montreal Expos.
Last season the Nationals found themselves playing their home games in two different countries and neither one of them was the United States.
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 Washington Nationals name of DC baseball team, November 22, 2004
The Washington Nationals team mark and Pantone colors are available for media download at www.mlbpressbox.com.
(Washington, DC) At a ceremony held today in the historical Main Hall at Union Station, team president Tony Tavares announced the new Washington Major League Baseball franchise will be named the Washington Nationals.
Washington Nationals selected as name of DC Major League Baseball team
www.dcwatch.com /govern/sports041122.htm   (384 words)

 Nationals Are Reborn to a Mixed Reaction (washingtonpost.com)
District resident Alan Alper wore a Washington Nationals hat and T-shirt -- remnants of one of the District's earlier, failed attempts to land a team.
There were old-school Washington baseball fans on hand, those with uniforms with the word "Senators" scrawled across the chest, eager for the next sign of spring.
According to the research department at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., newspapers used Senators and Nationals interchangeably for the next 50 years, but the team was officially called Nationals until 1957, when owner Clark Griffith changed the name to Senators.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A3644-2004Nov22.html   (994 words)

 Washington Nationals, Alfonso Soriano, Cristian Guzman, Royce Clayton, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
Hello from the cow pastures, er, the Washington Nationals spring camp.
Washington Nationals, Alfonso Soriano, Cristian Guzman, Royce Clayton, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
The glimmer of hope that your Nationals see is Guzman's September, when, with the miserable season drawing to a close, he was able to kick it up, batting.325 for the month with a.369 on-base percentage and a.481 slugging percentage.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/story/9249373   (1162 words)

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 Potomac Nationals Professional Baseball :: Class A Affiliate of the Washington Nationals
The Nationals rally took place as a pair of ducks wandered around the field during the bottom of the second.
Woodbridge, Va. — The Potomac Nationals scored six times in the second and held on in the end to defeat Myrtle Beach 8-7 Friday night as Brandon Powell led the charge by going 4-for-5.
Montz hit his fourth home run of the season, a solo shot in the third that cleared the left-field wall with ease while Fitzpatrick made his P-Nats debut count with a pair of runs scored and an RBI.
www.potomacnationals.com   (407 words)

Nationals Batting Helmets: Allowable for children under 5, very questionable for children 5-12, discouraged for anyone older than 12, and what was that middle-aged man in the batting helmet possibly thinking?
Classic Washington scene: barricades everywhere, law enforcement agents everywhere, a D.C. Emergency Management Agency Mobile Command vehicle, and a big tent behind a big fence for the VIPs.
As it turns out, Stephanopoulos was at the opening of Jacobs Field in Cleveland with President Clinton, although he had to leave in the second inning when a mini-crisis developed in Washington, hurrying back to D.C. on a commercial flight.
blogs.washingtonpost.com /nats_journal   (2825 words)

 1925 Washington Nationals Memorabilia
The Twins were the Washington Nationals from 1901 to 1956.
Also, as you may know, the Washington Nationals are now the Minnesota Twins.
If you're looking for Washington Nationals player or team baseball cards or collectibles, eBay is my first recommendation.
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 Washington Nationals Become First Professional Sports Franchise to Commit to Car Sharing
About the Washington Nationals: The Washington Nationals are Washington DC's first major league baseball team in thirty-four years.
Screech, the official mascot of the Nationals, will use the vehicle during game promotions, pre-game festivities, and for transportation to and from appearances and events throughout the Washington metro area.
Beginning immediately, anyone who attends a Zipcar-sponsored Nationals home game can use a special promotional code for a discounted Zipcar membership at http://www.zipcar.com/nationals/ and current Zipcar members will have access to discounted tickets to select Nationals home games.
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 Washington Nationals Tickets - Washington Nationals Baseball Tickets Available Online at PreferredTicket.com
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 Washington Nationals MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
Washington Nationals right-hander John Patterson was given an injection to treat what was diagnosed as tendinitis in his right forearm, and shortstop Cristian Guzman had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder Tuesday.
The Nationals could look to unload Livan Hernandez, Alfonso Soriano and Jose Guillen before the July 31 trade deadline, especially if they would receive top prospects in return, the Washington Post writes.
Fick would provide the Nationals with a much-needed bat off the bench and another option behind the plate backing up starter C Brian Schneider.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/teams/page/WAS   (640 words)

 Washington Nationals Tickets - 2006 Washington Nationals Schedule - Buy Cheap Washington Nationals Tickets
The biggest interleague game of the year for Washington is set for June 16-18 when the New York Yankees will make their first-ever appearance at RFK Stadium to play the Nationals.
The 2006 Washington Nationals home schedule kicks off on April 11-13 against Pedro Martinez and the New York Mets, and the National League Champion Houston Astros will come to Washington, D.C. on May 22-24.
Late July is also a great time to have Nationals baseball tickets as the Chicago Cubs pay a visit on July 21-23 followed by a series on July 25-27 against the San Francisco Giants and some guy named Barry Bonds that you might have heard of.
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 Washington Nationals - MSN Encarta
Washington Nationals, professional baseball team, one of five teams in the East Division of the National League (NL).
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 FOX Sports - MLB - Washington Nationals Team Front
Washington's bullpen took the loss in the team's last two games, Wednesday and Thursday in Cincinnati.
Reds' Austin Kearns speaks with FSN after tying a career high with four hits against the Nationals en route to a 9-6 win.
It was Junior's first return to the lineup in a month due to a strained tendon in his knee.
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 ONLINE OUTLET MALL - Washington Nationals Baseball Shop
The Washington Nationals Opening Day Program will become one of the hottest collectibles ever as it will be sold only at RFK Stadium and MLB.com.
Be the first kid on the block to own a Washington Nationals T-shirt from Majestic Athletic.
This book was published in November, just in time for the inaugural season of the Washington Nationals baseball team.
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 Sports - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper
With Mark Lerner, son of new Nationals owner Ted Lerner, and Stan Kasten, the new team president, sitting in the front row just outside Washington's on-deck circle, the Nationals dropped their third straight game last night, falling 6-2 to Atlanta at Turner Field.
Atlanta Braves starter John Smoltz pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals yesterday in Atlanta.
Radio airwaves buzzed yesterday with word that the Yankees reportedly are interested in acquiring Nationals left fielder Alfonso Soriano.
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