Opening Day of the Washington Nationals

Opening Day of the Washington Nationals

Major League Baseball is a sport and a billion-dollar industry. With excitement high last night, the Washington Nationals' first game at its new stadium kicked off the MLB season nationwide. We look at the excitement -- and how the Nats'...

Major League Baseball is a sport and a billion-dollar industry. With excitement high last night, the Washington Nationals' first game at its new stadium kicked off the MLB season nationwide. We look at the excitement -- and how the Nats' new home may affect the idea of "community" both immediately around the arena and further afield.

Guests

Tim Lemke

Sports Business Reporter, The Washington Times

Dave Zirin

Columnist, SLAM Magazine; Contributor, Nation Magazine; Online Columnist, Sports Illustrated (si.com); author, "Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports" (Haymarket Books)

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