Manager: Matt Williams
Team Icon: Bryce Harper
AAA Minor League Affiliate: Syracuse Chiefs
World Series Titles: nada
Stadium: Nationals Park (2008–present)
Previous Ball Parks:
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium (2005–2007), Olympic Stadium (1977–2004), Hiram Bithorn Stadium (2003–2004), Jarry Park Stadium (1969–1976)
Washington has had various baseball teams that seemed to toggle between being known as the Senators or the Nationals. The latest
two teams before the current installation were the Senators, and both relocated. The first to become the Minnesota Twins in 1961, and
the second moved and became the Texas Rangers in 1972.
The Montreal Expos relocated to Washington in 2005 and it was a foregone conclusion that it would change its name upon arrival to either
the Senators or Nationals in tribute to the region's past clubs. Nationals won out, possibly because they were afraid if they called themselves the
Senators again the team would move just like the last two times.
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