- Address: 1500 South Capitol Street Southeast, Washington
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 41,000
- Opened: 22 March 2008
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Washington Nationals (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Nationals Park
The construction of the ballpark started in 2006 and its construction costs were $693 million. Several world famous artists performed at the stadium. The Washington Capitals won the first-ever match between two National Hockey League clubs at the Nationals Park. They defeated the Chicago Blackhawks from Illinois 3-2. 42,000 people showed up for the ice hockey game. In 2019, the Nationals Park hosted its first-ever World Series match. The Washington Nationals won the World Series that year after beating the Houston Astros from Texas.
The Washington Nationals
The stadium hosts the home games of the Washington Nationals, the first baseball club from the District of Columbia with 100,000 followers on its main social media page. They are Major League Baseball members. The Nationals became one of the first baseball clubs with a value of at least $1 billion. They used to play their home games at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium before they moved to the Nationals Park in 2008. The Nationals drew an average home attendance of 29,000 during their first MLB season at the Nationals Park. In 2012, the stadium’s record attendance was broken when 45,000 people showed up for a match between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals.