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Nats Fans Crash Opening Night

In the clubhouse.

Just when I was beginning to get down on Nats fan, this blog saved the day. It's called "Crashing the Nats New Stadium on Opening Night," and it has just one entry plus a lot of Photobucket shots, but it's easily the best thing I've seen written about Nats fans this spring.

The short version: two guys with $39 tickets get into the club level, walk into the President's Club, eat tenderloin, sit with the A-listers, get on the Jumbotron, pose for photos with guys dressed like gorillas, go back into the President's Club after the game, get random rich people to buy them drinks, and then find their way into the press room, the clubhouse, the batting cages and the deserted field, leaving with a rosin bag and some muffins for their trouble.

Maybe not quite as good as sneaking into the Giants' victory parade, but not too shabby. Maybe there's hope for Nats fans after all.

(Note: I can't vouch for the veracity of the tale, although the photos certainly appear legit, and I certainly don't endorse rampant trespassing, unless it's in the service of free muffins and nice beer.)

Calling for the lefty.

By Dan Steinberg  |  April 10, 2008; 11:56 AM ET
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Calling for the lefty.

Oh god, not Ray King!

Posted by: Unsilent Majority | April 10, 2008 12:14 PM | Report abuse

Nice security! Wasn't W in the house that night?

Posted by: Sebulba Jones | April 10, 2008 12:43 PM | Report abuse

Are those pesky Mottrams up to their old bag of tricks?

Although I though said tricks were only used for GW athletic events.

Posted by: | April 10, 2008 12:43 PM | Report abuse

actually i think it was king ... i'm sure ray's belly has quite a history with beer and muffins.

Posted by: rosin bag | April 10, 2008 3:40 PM | Report abuse

Remarkable. POTUS presence? Bah. This apparent security is as sound as the NO levees, the fed bailout of BS, and Chilabi's whitepapers on Iraq.

Posted by: jatoki | April 11, 2008 12:49 AM | Report abuse

Did those guys realize when they took the photo of the ticket that they forgot to blur out one area with the section and seat location?


Posted by: Dan Levy | April 11, 2008 6:18 AM | Report abuse

I had a couple buddies that did just about the same thing minus walking on the field. I guess security wasn't nearly as tight as you would have expected.

Posted by: john | April 11, 2008 2:03 PM | Report abuse

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