"We wanted something that would be uniquely Washington, and this is one of the most prominent features our city has"
(Stan Kasten, via Washington Post, 3/14/2007)
Build it and they will come?
Nationals unveil a whole slew of enhancements to new stadium, including a grove of Cherry Trees, a high-def scoreboard, and vibrating seats. Kasten says stadium will open on time. And don't worry about traffic and parking: there's plenty of room for cars in the Cherry Grove.
The possibilities for naming rights are endless. How about "The Budweiser Cherry Grove" or "The Cherry Grove, Sponsored by Home Depot"?
- Stiff competition for the rotation continues. This much we know: Hill is #2?
- Your starting center fielder.
- Peter Schmuck seems skeptical about MASN.
(AP Photo/Washington Nationals)