Archive: J.P. Finlay

You Can Find Me in the Club

I felt guilty as I walked to the dessert table. I complained all season about people sitting in the Presidents Club, the best seats in the house, not actually in the seats for the first pitch. Here I was, with seats six rows behind home plate, and I missed the...

By J.P. Finlay | July 30, 2008; 09:08 PM ET | Comments (11)

Rain, Rain, Go Away

I traveled a lot in May, which sadly coincided with each Nats home stand. So I was fired up to get back to the park last night. What made the night even more exciting was going with a friend who had never been. Pulling into Lot H, located on Half...

By J.P. Finlay | June 4, 2008; 01:28 PM ET | Comments (9)

Good Game, Bad Brisket

When the security guard came out to warn my buddy Rad, I was worried. We were having such a good time last night at this game and it looked like the Nats were even going to win. Sure Rad was heckling the bullpen, but that is why we bought the...

By J.P. Finlay | April 30, 2008; 11:07 AM ET | Comments (0)

No Apology From Nats

In my opening night experience, I explained my friends' attempt to send Happy Birthday wishes via the big screen. We went through the proper channels, sent in the $100 check (which is ridiculous), and waited anxiously during the middle of the fourth inning to see Happy Birthday Hurting Miller scroll...

By J.P. Finlay | April 17, 2008; 11:37 AM ET | Comments (14)

Sausage & Fries, Please

I made my foray into the food at Nats Park last night with an Italian sausage located behind section 111 from Senators Sausage. The grill's aroma of spicy sausages, onions and peppers, along with a relatively empty line, convinced me to go for it. The price of $7 was a...

By J.P. Finlay | April 10, 2008; 01:22 PM ET | Comments (15)

Opening Night Ruminations

The traffic wasn't too bad. Took us 14 minutes from the Maine Avenue exit off 395 to get out of the car. The poor folks that entered the first base gate must have waited 40 minutes; the line stretched at least two full blocks. The metal detectors were cumbersome but...

By J.P. Finlay | March 31, 2008; 11:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

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