News Release, Washington Nationals

  • STAR WARS™ Day (Saturday, June 15, 3:15 p.m., Nationals Park)

The Nationals host the fifth annual STAR WARS™ Day at Nationals Park. STAR WARS™ characters will be roaming the concourse to take pictures with fans, stage live combats, and participate in pregame ceremonies.

  • U.S. Army Day (Tuesday, June 18, 6:15 p.m., Nationals Park)

As part of the Nationals Military Branch Day Series, join us at Nationals Park as we honor and celebrate the U.S. Army. Representatives from the U.S. Army will participate in the pregame ceremonies and be special guests of the Nationals. Highlights will include:

  • The U.S. Army Chorus will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America
  • Ceremonial first pitch thrown by 23rd and current Secretary of the Armythe Honorable Mark Esper
  • DC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Sunday, June 23, 12:15 p.m., Nationals Park)

The 11 new members of the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame will be honored during a pregame ceremony.

Fun for Fans

  • Fireworks Friday presented by Budweiser (Friday, June 14)
  • STAR WARS™ Day – (Saturday, June 15)
  • Father’s Day Catch on the Field – (Sunday, June 16)
  • Ladies Night presented by Tysons Corner Center – (Thursday, June 20)
  • Yoga in the Outfield presented by Kaiser Permanente – (Sunday, June 23)

What to Watch For

  • Anibal goes for 100

Anibal Sanchez enters the homestand one win shy of 100 for his career.

  • NL East Foes

In the final seven games of the homestand, the Nationals will battle it out with the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves as the three teams compete in a deep and competitive division race.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/EditorEditor-in-Chief

David M. Higgins II is an award-winning journalist passionate about uncovering the truth and telling compelling stories. Born in Baltimore and raised in Southern Maryland, he has lived in several East...