2011 NatsFest in Photos (Part One)

Posted by Cheryl Nichols | 3/31/2011 06:23:00 AM | , , , , | 0 comments »

The Washington Nationals hosted the 2011 NatsFest on Wednesday, March 30 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. rain or shine. Unfortunately, it did rain, however, the wet weather didn't keep fans away. 

Here is the first part of the photos from NatsFest including meet and greet and the season ticket holder photo session. Part two is available here.  Dave had a few thoughts on the day's activities on the main page.  If you attended the fan fest, I would enjoy hearing your thoughts and experiences.

Mother Nature interfered with batting practice leaving most fans without much to do until the meet and greet at 6:15 p.m. All of the players on the 25-man roster, a few prospects (Bryce Harper, Derek Norris and Cole Kimball), all of the coaches, Field Manager, General Manager and select front office staff (Davey Johnson and Bob Boone) participated in the Meet and Greet. The event was moved from the field to the concourse.

Fans lined up in the rain for as long as an hour and a half prior to the meet and greet for the opportunity to shake hands with the 2011 Nationals. 

3rd Base Side

Danny Espinosa greeting fan

1B Coach Radison, 3B Coach Porter, Coach McLaren, Pudge and Espinosa

Desmond, Zimmermann, Wang

New Starting CF Rick Ankiel

Bob Boone, Davey Johnson, Drew Storen, etc.

Fans waiting in 1st base side of meet and greet

Bryce Harper, Derek Norris, Ryan Zimmerman

Ryan Zimmerman with a young fan

LHP Tom Gorzelanny

Chad Gaudin and Matt Stairs

Laynce Nix and Todd Coffey

Livan Hernandez and Hitting Coach Rick Eckstein

Alex Cora

Trent Jewett and Jayson Werth

Jayson Werth chatting with young fans

Michael Morse

Stephen Strasburg

Manager Jim Riggleman and Pitching Coach Steve McCatty

1st base side with fans

Jordan Zimmerman and Doug Slaten

Sean Burnett and Chein-Ming Wang

Brian Broderick and Tyler Clippard

Prospect Cole Kimbell

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