The Washington Nationals, the Major League Baseball team owned by the locally based Lerner family, were National League East Division Champions for the first time in the team’s history in the 2012 season. The Nationals play 81 home games each season at Nationals Park, located in Southeast Washington DC. This guide provides everything you need to know about Washington Nationals baseball including information about the stadium, the team members, tickets, souvenirs, special events and much more.
When baseball returned to Washington, DC after a 34 year hiatus, the nation’s capital made a promise to Major League Baseball to build a new stadium in a desirable location downtown. Nationals Park, a state-of-the-art ballpark, opened for the 2008 season at a cost of $611 million. The 41,000-seat Nationals baseball stadium is located in the South Capitol Street corridor of the city near the Navy Yard and the Anacostia River.
See pictures of the Washington Nationals and learn about the key players, managers and coaches. Learn about this year's off-season additions and the draft picks that everyone is waiting for.
The Washington Nationals play baseball at Nationals Park in Washington DC from April through September. See the schedule of home games this season.
Nationals Baseball Apparel and Souvenirs
Although plans are underway for revitalization of the region around Nationals Park, so far the dining and entertainment options are pretty limited. New restaurants and bars are expected to continue to open over the next several years. See a list of the current places to dine.
The Nationals Baseball Stadium is located in Southeast Washington, DC along the Anacostia River near the Washington Navy Yard. There are several parking and transportation options to Nationals Park.
The Nationals Baseball Stadium is located in Southeast Washington, DC along the Anacostia River near the Washington Navy Yard. The best way to get to the ballpark is by public transportation but there are several parking and transportation options.
The Washington Nationals offer behind-the-scenes tours of Nationals Park. The one-hour-and-fifteen minute ballpark tour features exclusive looks at the Nationals Dugout, Clubhouse and Bullpen, premium areas such as the Lexus Presidents Club and PNC Diamond Club, and The Shirley Povich Media Center. As part of the experience fans have the opportunity to visit the Nationals batting cages and throw a pitch in the Nationals bullpen.