Author Archives: ArVaFan aka Laura Peebles

Press For A Day experience!

Remembering not to cheer in the press box is hard. Last week through an auction that I won, it gave me another opportunity to be in the Washington Nationals press box, and I attended the Brewers and Nationals game that … Continue reading

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ziMS Foundation Night at the Park

ziMS Foundation Night at the Park Some things were the same, some things were different at this year’s ziMS Foundation gala held two weeks ago at Nationals Park.  This is the first year that they didn’t distribute those little bracelets, … Continue reading

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A tour of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (www.nlbm.com) All baseball fans should visit this museum at least once in their life.  Like Cooperstown, this museum covers the history of baseball — except this museum covers the history of the stream of talent that … Continue reading

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The last day of Spring Training before the games begin! #Nats

February 22 Spring Training: Mark Lerner causes a splash about his statements regarding “no contact” with Bryce Harper or Scott Boras in months. Launch the conspiracy theories.  Whatever they were talking about, it probably wasn’t he-who-hasn’t-called-in-months. The day started with … Continue reading

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A day of fundamentals in #Nats camp

February 21, 2019 Report Apparently I look like I know some stuff. Fans, stadium staff, waiters and others asked me a lot of baseball questions today. (Unfortunately, more than half were about he-who-is-still-not-signed).

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Live from #Nats Spring Training Camp!

Feb. 20 Spring Training report As always, the workouts start with a Circle of Trust meeting. This one was complete with some bellowing from Henley—no, I couldn’t make out the words nor could I swear that actual words were involved. … Continue reading

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SABR Day at Bob Davids Chapter, Arlington Virginia

So, you might start by asking “what’s a SABR Day?” SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research, has chapters around the country, and indeed, around the world (see www.sabr.org). These chapters hold an annual meeting, typically the last Saturday in … Continue reading

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Nats Recommended New Years’ Resolutions

Nationals Recommended New Years’ Resolutions Mike Rizzo:  Sign Tony Two-Bags to an extension. Anthony Rendon: Sign an extension with Mike Rizzo. Ryan Zimmerman: play so well that the Nationals want to pick up your 2020 option or sign you now … Continue reading

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Nationals’ Night before Christmas

Nationals’ Night before Christmas ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Not a creature was stirring but Rizz and his mouse. The contracts were laid on the table with care With hope that free agents soon would … Continue reading

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Day two of Nats Winterfest!

Nationals Winterfest 2018—Day 2 Report Well, if I had to grade Winterfest just on today, I’d give it a B-. There were more players (hello, Kiebooms!) and the weather was less bad (albeit still cold and damp) so the kids’ … Continue reading

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