Archive: Sloan Baker

A Sweet Day

It was lovely out at the park yesterday. Nice weather and crowd! If you haven't been out in a while, you will notice that the Povich Media Center (where Carpenter and Sutton call the games) now has the title on the outside. PMC was named, of course, for the legendary...

By Sloan Baker | June 23, 2008; 11:43 AM ET | Comments (2)

Russert Will Be Missed

The Grounds Crew and Washington Nationals fans everywhere would like to extend their deepest sympathies to Tim Russert's family in its time of grief. We lost one of our biggest cheerleaders yesterday. The memory of baseball's return to Washington is indelibly linked with that of Russert on Opening Day. While...

By Sloan Baker | June 14, 2008; 07:11 PM ET | Comments (8)

Update: Staff Courtesy Improves

I can't help noticing the complete and utter turnaround in the professionalism of the Nationals staff in most every aspect of contact with the public. A good friend and I went to the Phillies game Tuesday night, and it was his first time actually using his season tickets (20-game plan)....

By Sloan Baker | May 22, 2008; 08:34 AM ET | Comments (7)

Nuts About the Nats

Last month at a game during the Marlins series, I heard "Nuts About the Nats." It's a little corny, but it's ours. Apparently, Elliot in the Morning is a fan. Enjoy!...

By Sloan Baker | May 2, 2008; 10:45 PM ET | Comments (4)

Metro Card Update

Now that Emilie Cole has told us how to get a new Curly W SmarTrip card, we'd best run out and get it. According to WTOP, the Nationals season schedule magnets -- which will be given out to the first 20,000 people at the ballpark on Thursday, April 10 --...

By Sloan Baker | April 3, 2008; 06:46 PM ET | Comments (8)

Nationals Park Gets the Nod

It was inevitable that Washingtonians would be enthralled with Nationals Park, but it came as a small surprise that the rest of the nation would catch on so quickly. Men's Fitness has just named Nationals Park as one of its top 10 ballparks to visit this summer. It's right there...

By Sloan Baker | April 3, 2008; 06:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Money Well Spent

Much has been made of the training the Washington Nationals stadium workers received from Disney and Gaylord this summer. It seems to have done the trick. On Saturday, when the National took the field in an exhibition game with the Baltimore Orioles, stadium workers were at their best. It's a...

By Sloan Baker | March 30, 2008; 12:35 PM ET | Comments (0)

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