April 21, 2014

Frank Howard throws out ceremonial first pitch

Frank (“Hondo”) Howard, the former Washington Senators/Texas Rangers slugger, threw out the ceremonial first pitch to Washington Nationals Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman before the NLDS Game Four against St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, October 11, 2012.

Frank Howard threw out the ceremonial first pitch – NLDS Game 4: St. Louis Cardinals v. Washington Nationals, October 11, 2012 (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Frank Howard threw out the ceremonial first pitch – NLDS Game 4: St. Louis Cardinals v. Washington Nationals, October 11, 2012 (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Ryan Zimmerman caught the ball from Frank Howard’s ceremonial first pitch – NLDS Game 4: St. Louis Cardinals v. Washington Nationals, October 11, 2012 (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Frank Howard chats with Nats Manager Davey Johnson before throwing out ceremonial first pitch – NLDS Game 4: St. Louis Cardinals v. Washington Nationals, October 11, 2012 (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Ryan Zimmerman and Frank Howard catching up – NLDS Game 4: St. Louis Cardinals v. Washington Nationals, October 11, 2012 (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

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 for Nats News Network and Caps News Network since 2006. Cheryl is an accomplished action photographer and 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.

Meet and Greet with Frank “Hondo” Howard

As we previously announced on Nats News Network, Frank Howard joined the Loudoun Hounds as a Corporate Advisor and Ambassador.

Now is your chance to meet the Washington baseball legend in person. If you’d like to get Hondo’s autograph, all you need to do is donate a can of corn.

Photo from http://www.loudounhounds.com/newstrade

Join the Pack as the Loudoun Hounds visit the Buffalo Wing Factory & Pub in Ashburn, Dec. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. Give them a can of corn (or as many as you’d like) and Mr. Frank Howard will give you his autograph.

(Attendee supplies items to be signed. Limit two autographs per attendee. Items subject to approval before signing. Baseball cards, photographs and baseballs preferred.)

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