Get Your Fantasy Congressional Baseball Roster In!
We highly recommend you get your Congressional Baseball Game fantasy roster on, before it’s too late. http://fantasybaseball.rollcall.com/ Why? you ask. One, because you know exactly who the best players, MVPs and surprise underdogs are on the team this year. Two, more truthfully, because you can win some sweet swag. And …
Congressional Baseball Drama
The loss—the GOP’s fifth in a row and their worst in over 85 years—proved so frustrating that some members asked Speaker of the House John Boehner to fire Barton, who has been a part of the game for 28 years. “Where has there been a shortstop that didn’t bat?” asks …
Hyper Hill: Between Streetcars
Streetcar delays in D.C. [and in more surprising news, the tooth fairy was your mom] No big deal but Josh Kraushaar rocked it on [Morning Joe today] The McMillan Reservoir Sand Filtration Site [spooky and in your back yard] Arlington can’t forget [what made it the Arlington it is today] …
Hyper Hill: TaxSnow
Walmart just can’t get anything right [checkout discrimination] WaPo won Pulitzer prizes [two, count ’em] A reminder that hey, [maybe you should call your mom] What DC taxpayers say about DC [tax day stats] But what do your taxes say about you? [2013 tax distribution] It’s also [Jackie Robinson day] …
Nats Have 2nd-Highest Proposal Costs
Sure, you can propose with some #Natitude, but it’ll cost ya. The Washington Nationals proposal costs ($1500) are only second to the LA Dodgers’ ($2500). Source: Swimmingly.com
Congress and Baseball
With the Nats home opener just a week away, we’re gearing up watching C-SPAN clips of politicians talking about baseball.
Through the Lens of Jeremy Art
Photo during last night’s rain delay at Nationals Park by Jeremy Art.
Our Least Favorite Things About The Nats
One year ago we penned this post: FamousDC’s Top 10 Favorite Things About the Nationals With the help of Stef and Kelly, we changed it up this year. Our Least Favorite Things About The Nats 10) The Pressure Sure, baseball is one of America’s greatest past times. But there is …
Through the Lens of Charlotte Sellmyer
We’re ready for an entire season of Natitude. Charlotte Sellmyer works as a Cap Hill flack by day and photographer by night. She frequently shoots events, portraits and sites around the district. Follow, like or visit Charlotte’s blog to see more great photographs.
DJ’s First Pitch
Darrell “DJ” Jordan, communications director for the House Small Business Committee, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at last night’s Baltimore Orioles game. The team welcomed 150 youths from KidsPeace, a group that serves the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, teens and young adults in 10 states and the District of Columbia. Jordan, who works for Chairman Sam Graves (R-Mo.), is a KidsPeace foster parent. We were also told his arm isn’t half bad.
Jeremy Art kicks off opening day.
Closing Bell: Nationals vs. Mets Timelapse Video
An inning of baseball in 59 seconds. Shot this weekend by DASmart
Mayor Gray Throws a Speedball
Baseball seems to be all the craze in DC this week from tonight’sRoll Call Congressional Baseball Game to Mayor Vincent Gray. H/T SnarkInfested
Famous 5: Reasons to Go to a Nationals Game – that have nothing to do with baseball
As we shake off the rust of winter and embrace the new warmth of spring, few rites do so quite as well as a trip to the ballpark. However, the Nationals being the Nationals, it’s not terribly likely baseball is the only reason you’ll need to pony up your hard-earned …
The Only Thing Good To Happen to the Washington Nationals Has a Torn Ligament #Strasburg
It was fun while it lasted. [102 mph, huh?] Rookie right-hander Stephen Strasburg has a significant tear on the ulnar collateral ligament that probably will require reconstructive Tommy John elbow surgery, the Washington Nationals announced Friday. For those of you playing at home, that means he’ll be about for 12-18 …