(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued the following statement after the Washington Nationals swept the St. Louis Cardinals to capture their first-ever National League pennant and advance to the 2019 World Series.
“Our Nats are going to the Fall Classic! These players and coaches battled all the way back to defy the odds – playing electrifying baseball, supporting each other, and dancing their hearts out. This is a team that plays with a complete toughness and never gives up the fight. They have lifted up our entire city and region. We can’t wait for this next chapter of this remarkable season here in the Sports Capital.”
Mayor Bowser has directed multiple District agencies to coordinate service and logistical operations with the Washington Nationals and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for the upcoming series. Additional information regarding public transportation, road closures, and potential watch parties will be provided when available.