Washington Nationals Memorabilia

The roots of the Washington Nationals baseball team go back to 1871 and the founding of the Washington Olympics, which took its name from its home field, the Olympic Grounds. Throughout the remainder of the 19th century, the team was known variously as the Washington Nationals, the Blue Legs (a reference to the color of players' socks), and the Statesmen before settling on the Washington Senators in 1891. Although there was no professional Continue Reading