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A woman swinging the SSK lumber for the fences and catching what they throw her way!

Baseball, like all of the 4 major sports, is dominated by men — from the players on the field to the coaches in the dugout and the lifers in the front office. There are also all of those independent companies … Continue reading

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When a mother’s creativity took her talents to sculpting the #Nats Mt. Rushmore and more!

As the autumnal equinox turned the calendar from summer to fall, it was a reminder to Catherine Ladd, a mother of four, to consult with her children on what they wanted to be for Halloween. Sure, Catherine had about 35 … Continue reading

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ZiMS event was flying high for his charity!

This past weekend on Saturday, November 4, 2017, I had the distinct pleasure of volunteering at and attending the ziMS Foundation’s first annual Flight Fest, thanks to my friend Stefanie Bulleigh (@StefBullyNats).  We helped to greet people and answer questions … Continue reading

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DC Girls Baseball Plays Hard Ball

The phrase “throw like a girl” has long been hurled at boys as an insult, and used to demean them and insinuate that they were less than the other boys. In the 2014 Little League World Series, pitcher Mo’ne Davis … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper started a revolution to “Make Baseball Fun Again”, and it is on full display in this World Series!

Bryce Harper got plunked and it turned into a brawl…three years after he hit two NLDS home runs off of Hunter Strickland in 2014. A year and a half before that brawl, Harper was talking about emotion in baseball in … Continue reading

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Naval Academy Baseball Classic is one and done!

Major League Baseball has created incredible match-ups in recent years to honor the military like the game at Fort Bragg as well as honoring the youth in the Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. There were no geographic wranglings from … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Games of the 2017 Season

My Top Ten Favorite Games of the 2017 Season By Alex Ross, Age 9 I am sad the Nats’ season is over but I had so much fun this season. I went to 34 games (that’s Bryce’s number!) and had … Continue reading

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Bold Statements Backfire; Chicago’s Cookie Crumbles as the Dodgers will rep the NL in the WS

It is quite possible that silver spoon Todd Ricketts’ daddy, Joe Ricketts, never taught his son about being humble. Bold proclamations sometimes bite you back. “We’re going to run into these guys in the playoffs,” Todd Ricketts said at a … Continue reading

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111 questions for the 111 days to Spring Training

111 days, 111 questions.  In no order whatsoever. (Minus Winterfest and the GM meetings, it’s about 111 days to Pitchers and Catchers report).

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Tomorrow is Game #1; Yesterday was the “Haunted Pep Rally”

Nationals Park was transformed on Wednesday night into a haunted, zombie-filled ballpark, all in the name of getting fans pumped up for the postseason. And you know what? It worked. https://twitter.com/Nationals/status/915772441045106688 People started to gather at Centerfield gates prior to … Continue reading

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