The Washington Nationals’ opening-day game is one month
away. It is set for Monday,
April 1, at 1:05 PM against the Miami Marlins. Individual
tickets—for opening day
and other home games—went on sale
Thursday. They range in price from $5 to $300 and “are almost sold out and going quickly,” according to a team spokesperson.
The Nats are mum about what’s planned for the first 2013 home game for the NL East
champs. For example, will Stephen Strasburg take the mound? Who will throw out the
opening pitch? This much we know: The new racing president, William Howard Taft (known
around Nats Park as “Bill”), will make his debut, trying to beat Abraham Lincoln,
Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Teddy Roosevelt.