WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Opening Day For Washington Nationals

Play associated audio

Thousands of fans are packing into Nationals Park for the first game of the season.

"It's really special here at opening day. You're going to see five generals from each of the military branches throwing out the first pitch. We're going to have a flyover from the military this year. It's a patriotic day here at wet Nationals Park," says Andy Feffer, COO of the Washington Nationals.

The Nationals will also play the Braves on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Feffer says former TV host Larry King will throw out the first pitch.

NPR

Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
NPR

Oyster Archaeology: Ancient Trash Holds Clues To Sustainable Harvesting

Modern-day oyster populations in the Chesapeake are dwindling, but a multi-millennia archaeological survey shows that wasn't always the case. Native Americans harvested the shellfish sustainably.

WAMU 88.5

Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

NPR

Trump's Cyber Comments Rouse The Democrats

As they bolster their case that Hillary Clinton is ready to be commander in chief, Democrats are seizing on Donald Trump's comments seemingly encouraging Russia to use cyber-espionage against Clinton.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.