October 25, 2014

NLDS HOME GAME 1: Information

Here are a few tidbits of information to prepare fans for the very first postseason game ever played at Nationals Park on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 1:07 p.m. when the Washington Nationals host the St. Louis Cardinals.

Allow extra time to get to park, get through gates, get food and get to seats. It will be a full house and you don’t want to miss a single minute of the action! And Frank Robinson is scheduled to throw out the first pitch!

NATIONALS ARE ENCOURAGING FANS TO WEAR RED AND IGNITE THEIR NATITUDE!

WEATHER:
Weather will range approximately from 65-68 degrees during the game with only a 10% chance of rain.

GAME TIME:
First Pitch 1:07 p.m.

GATES OPENING TIMES:
ALL Ballpark gates will open at 10:30 a.m. (2.5 hours prior to the announced game time).

PARKING/METRO:
Since it is a day game, parking will more limited than night games. Cash parking lots will be limited. There is still some parking available online. Navy Yard is the Metro closest to Nats Park.

IMPORTANT TICKET INFO.:
*Make sure to bring the correct ticket!* See Nats page regarding tickets.

TICKET BOX OFFICE HOURS:
On game days, the Nationals Park Box Office is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until the conclusion of the game, and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the conclusion of the game. For all games with a start time of 2:00 p.m. or earlier, the box office opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at the conclusion of the game. Box office hours on non-game days are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

STANDING ROOM ONLY TICKETS:
A limited number of Standing Room Only tickets will be made available at the Nationals Park Box Office on the day of the game on a first-come, first-served basis. Fans can purchase up to two (2) tickets per transaction. Standing Room Only tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Standing Room Only tickets allow access to Nationals Park and the ability to watch the game without providing access to a specific seat. We ask that fans in the lower bowl standing room areas stand one person deep to allow for easy mobility for other guests and guests in wheelchairs.

Standing Room Only locations within Nationals Park, available on a first-come, first-served basis include:
– Red Loft to the end of the Scoreboard (behind Section 240)
– Left Field Ramp
– Behind Sections 138 – 143
– Outside the Stars & Stripes Club, 1st Base side (on the landing at the end of the ramp)

ENJOY IT!
Bring your NATITUDE, have a great time and cheer on the Nats!

About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.

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