NPS unofficially renames National Mall to honor Nationals ahead of World Series
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The National Park Service’s official National Mall Twitter account on Tuesday said it was “temporarily and unofficially” renaming the National Mall as “Nationals Mall” in honor of the Washington, D.C., baseball team as it gets set for Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night in Houston.

“Go #Nats, from the (temporarily and unofficially) rechristened @Nationals Mall! #WorldSeries” the account tweeted Tuesday, sharing a photo of the National Mall with the Nationals’ logo over it.

 

The nation’s capital expressed pride for its team across the city after the Nationals advanced to their first World Series last week after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals.

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The first two games of the series are in Houston with Game 3 and Game 4 being slated for Friday and Saturday in D.C. Game 5 would also be held in the District if necessary.

The last time the World Series was in Washington was 1933 when the Washington Senators faced off against the New York Giants.

Washingtonians can also bring other specials from across the city to the newly renamed "Nationals Mall." Astro Doughnuts announced a special raspberry and white chocolate doughnut to honor the team’s red and white colors.

District Doughnut is also offering a free coffee to any customers who purchase a doughnut while wearing Nationals gear.

 

Several bars and restaurants are also offering drink specials for Nationals fans as well. Bluejacket, a local brewery, is offering a brew called “86 years,” in honor of the time since the Senators were in the World Series. 

 

Dacha Beer Garden will be offering three specialty cocktails as long as the team stays in the baseball championships, WTOP reported.