Hispanic Heritage Night Sept. 9

Posted by Cheryl Nichols | 9/08/2011 03:38:00 AM | , , , | 0 comments »

Washington Nationals Host Hispanic Heritage Night

The Washington Nationals will honor the contributions of the Hispanic community to baseball and society in general when they host Hispanic Heritage Night during their game against the Houston Astros on Friday, September 9.  Buy special tickets here and take advantage of the food and beverage deal from El Verano Taqueria in the Scoreboard Walk.

A special flag ceremony highlighting each of the Nationals’ Hispanic players will take place on the field during the pregame ceremonies. The flags of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela will all be featured as homage to the players’ Hispanic roots.

Livan Hernandez, Yunesky Maya

Atahualpa Severino

Alex Cora, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez

Jesus Flores, Wilson Ramos, Henry Rodriguez

Additional highlights of the evening’s festivities include:
o Hispanic dancers will perform in Center Field Plaza
o Hispanic-themed menus will be offered in the Red Porch Restaurant
o Hispanic music will play throughout the game
o Select PA announcements will be done in Spanish
o Various video tributes and vignettes will be shown on NatsHD featuring Hispanic baseball greats Juan Marichal, Martin Dihigo, Rod Carew, Luis Aparicio and Orlando Cepeda

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 9, 2011
4:30 pm CF Gates Open
7:05 pm First Pitch

WHERE: Nationals Park