Washington Nationals Series Highlights vs. Seattle Mariners June 21-23

To prep you for this weeks interleague series vs. the Seattle Mariners, have a read of the official press release from the Nats for the series.


o   Night OUT: In partnership with Team DC, the Nationals are proud to host the seventh annual Night OUT, one of the largest LGBT nights in professional sports. Pregame festivities will include:

o   A performance by the DC Different Drummers at Center Field Plaza

o   Daniel Hernandez, the intern credited with helping to save Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford’s life in the Tucson shootings, will throw out the Ceremonial First Pitch

o   The Gay Men’s Chorus will sing the National Anthem

o   The Changing the Game Project with GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network) will be honored with the Spirit Award on the field before the game in recognition of their work to fight anti-gay biases in schools and promote respect for LGBT students


A portion of the proceeds from Night OUT ticket sales will benefit Team DC’s scholarship fund. For more information or to purchase tickets for Night OUT, visit nationals.com/nightout or call 202.675.NATS(6287).


O   $1 Hot Dogs: Nationals fans will have the opportunity to purchase hot dogs for $1 at participating concession stands and carts, while supplies last. Some restrictions apply.

O   US-Japan Night: The Nationals invite fans to celebrate the Japanese culture and their proud history in baseball during US-Japan Night at Nationals Park. Pregame festivities will include Japanese baseball trivia during the pregame show and a performance by the Okinawa drum band at the Center Field Plaza. In-game entertainment will feature a performance by the Shizumi Kodomo Dance Troupe. A portion of the proceeds from tickets purchased at nationals.com/japan will be donated to the Japan America Society.


O   Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration: The Nationals have partnered with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation to celebrate the 100th birthday of President Reagan. The Ceremonial First Pitch will be thrown by Congressman Aaron Schock of Illinois, a Centennial Commission member. A special Major League Baseball tribute video will air on the NatsHD videoboard and four-time Gospel Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year Natalie Grant will sing the National Anthem. One lucky row will be randomly chosen to receive the limited edition Reagan Centennial coin. For more information visit nationals.com/reagan or call 202.675.NATS(6287).


o   $1 Kids and $1 Seniors: The Nationals will offer $1 tickets for children ages 3-12 and seniors ages 55 and older. Tickets are subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Tickets can be purchased online at nationals.com/specials. $1 kids tickets can also be purchased at the Main Box Office on the day of the game.


Visit nationals.com/waytogo for information on parking and additional routes to Nationals Park.

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