2010 Washington Nationals
2010 Washington Nationals / Franchise: Washington Nationals / BR Team Page
Managed by Jim Riggleman
History, Comments, Contributions
President Barack Obama threw the ceremonial first pitch to start the baseball season for the 2010 Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. The Nationals honored military children, inviting nine children whose family members are deployed to step onto the infield with the starting players and watch the president throw out the first pitch. The Nationals lost 11-1 to the Philadelphia Phillies.
Awards and Honors
- All-Star: Matt Capps
- NL Silver Slugger Award: Ryan Zimmerman (3B)
- Topps All-Star Rookie Team: Stephen Strasburg (RHP)
article incorporates some public domain text taken from the US Navy website.