Scenic USA - Washington D.C.
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Although it may be cold, blustery and snowy in the nationís capital, itís springtime in the South and the Washington Nationals have baseball on their mind. Located on Floridaís east coast, The Nationals kicked off their spring training schedule for another season on the Space Coast.
This birds-eye-view of Nationals Park, found in southeast Washington D.C. near the Anacostia River, captures a warmer time at National Park when the picturesque striped green grass spells out major league baseball excitement. The new Nationals Park is not only a masterpiece of glass, steel and concrete, but also boasts the first major league park to capture a green building silver certificate status. The environmental friendly stadium, accredited with a leadership in energy and environmental design, lights up the crowd with a 600 foot long LED ribbon board, state-of-the-art video and audio technology, and a high definition, 4500 square foot scoreboard.
Started as a MLB expansion franchise in 1969, the Montreal Expos were sold, moved to Washington D.C., and dubbed the Washington Nationals. The Nats will head back to the capital on April 5th to welcome spring and the start of another season of major league baseball.
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