DC Sports Bog: natitude


Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 09/30/2013

The end of Natitude?

'Natitude' had a tremendous two-year run, but the author argues that it should now go the way of 'NatsTown' and 'Expect It.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:47 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Andy Feffer leaving Nationals organization

Nats COO Andy Feffer -- the man behind Natitude and virtual ticketing -- will leave the organization after nearly four years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Feffer, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Braves promoting 'Gattitude'

It seems like Atlanta might need some help in the marketing department.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:58 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 02/05/2013

The Nats fan's guide to the U.S.

This map will help guide you through the United States of America, assuming you're a Nats fan who is trying to kill maybe 27 seconds at work.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Sights from NatsFest

So much Natitude.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Beast Appreciation Day for Michael Morse

Some Nats fans have decided to dedicate this day to Michael Morse.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Nats fans on ‘Things Pete Kozma does’

Nats fans deal with their grief on Twitter.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Nats fans line up for standing room tickets

Here's what the line looked like outside Nats Park Friday morning, plus other bits of Natitude

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Newseum, Wilson Building have Natitude

Buildings around the city are lighting up red for the Nats. Well, two buildings, at least. But they're big ones.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 10/10/2012

St. Peter School has Natitude

At one Capitol Hill elementary school, kids filled the campus with some Wednesday morning Natitude

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Kids with cool parents are skipping school to see Nats game

Some things are more important than school. Natitude is one of those things.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/10/2012

October Natitude at Nats Park

Natitude, the slogan, will keep on chugging throughout Washington's first postseason trip in 79 years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Animal Planet kittens have Natitude

As Natitude continues to take over the universe, check out the feed from this Kitten Cam.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Nats fans will get red ‘Natitude’ towels throughout NLDS

While cheering on the home team, Nats fans will get a piece of cloth with a Curly W and a message.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:31 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Leon Panetta, a Nats auction, Teddy tees, and other Natitude

Many images that demonstrate a bit of playoff-era Natitude, or whatever you call Teddy Roosevelt at a D.C. bar.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats, Senators, Teddy

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 10/02/2012

More Nats newspaper front pages

The front pages of the Examiner, the Washington Times and the Free Lance-Star were overflowing with Champagne and beer, and/or Natitude.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 01:16 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Nats clinch NL East, on A1 of The Post

Here's the front of Tuesday's Washington Post. This will be hanging, framed, in a lot of rec rooms around the D.C. area.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats, Washington Post

Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Jayson Werth’s shirt-twirling Nats clubhouse celebration

Jayson Werth ripped off his jersey and waved it above his head in the middle of a dance circle, because that's what Natitude is all about.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:28 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 10/01/2012

The Nats’ Champagne celebration

You want to see lots of images of the Nats in goggles and covered with beer and Champagne? Step right up.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Jayson Werth, Michael Morse, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Dierks Bentley singing about Gio Gonzalez

When the country singer visited Nationals Park, he saw Gio Gonzalez's 20th win and wrote some verse to commemorate the occasion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dierks Bentley, Gio Gonzalez, Natitude, Nats

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Tom Gorzelanny catches a Michael Morse home run with his hat

Tom Gorzelanny made an incredible hat grab, and the Nats bullpen celebrated like they had won the World Series

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Michael Morse, Natitude, Tom Gorzelanny

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Nats division champs shirts features District map

Fans wondered how MLB’s state-outline map would be handled for a District-based team. Here’s the answer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Redskins home opener jersey fouls

Four questionable looks from the first home game of the 2012 regular season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Natitude, FedEx Field

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Wolf Blitzer pays tribute to the Nats on CNN

Newsman and Natitude freak puts Washington’s return to the playoffs in perspective for a national audience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Wolf Blitzer, CNN, Natitude

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 09/21/2012

About the Nats’ playoff Natitude gear

Moments after the team clinched its first playoff berth, players were wearing playoff Natitude shirts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Natitude

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/09/2012

D.C. bar displays Nats’ magic number

The WaPo might not be putting the magic number on A1, but Stoney’s isn’t messing around.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, magic number

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Nats announce they’ll limit season-ticket sales in 2013

A letter from the Lerner family sets a 20,000-seat cap on next year's season ticket sales.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Lerner family, Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/03/2012

What a winning Nats record looks like

Images from the first D.C. winning baseball team since the 1969 Senators.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ted Williams, RFK Stadium, Natitude

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Nationals giving away ‘Nationals Wonk’ shirts

Team is either being charmingly ironic, or playing to every stereotype of the typical D.C. resident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/20/2012

A shark dances with red Spandex man at Nats Park

Never let it be said that D.C. sports fans aren’t embracing the 2012 Nats with a proper level of weirdness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Morning pixels: San Francisco media raves about the Nats

We’ve now moved to the portion of this wacky season where other media members cower in fear before the Nats’ awesomeness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Jordan Crawford, Alex Ovechkin, Ian Desmond, Brandon Banks

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 08/12/2012

The Orioles fan in the wrestling mask

Yes, Natitude is running rampant in D.C., but there’s still some Oriole Magic making people dress funny in Baltimore.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:29 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Orioles | Tags:  Oriole Magic, Natitude

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 08/12/2012

Construction project at 14th and U has Natitude

Giant crane in one of D.C.’s busiest intersections says ‘GO NATS,’ which is a new thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Davey Johnson’s high school yearbook photo

A half-century before guiding the Nats to MLB’s best record, Johnson showed some high-school swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Natitude

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Nats hit home runs, throw bubble gum

During a season full of joyous home run celebrations, the Nats now have a new one. It involves bubble gum.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Gio Gonzalez, Danny Espinosa, Natitude

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Morning pixels: The New York Times has Natitude

Times’s D.C. bureau chief pens a weekend piece comparing the Nats’ success with D.C.’s economic resurgence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Natitude, Drew Storen, Kurt Suzuki, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Joe Biden adds to list of Nats’ high-powered visitors

Veep joins at least five Supreme Court justices and five Cabinet members in visiting the home of the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:35 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Supreme Court, Joe Biden, Natitude

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Someone hacked the Nats Facebook page

Dastardly villain claimed the franchise would be moving back to Montreal. Jerk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Facebook, Natitude

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Charles Krauthammer says Nats will win the World Series

Columnist and Nats fan received an apology from the White House, which guarantees the Nats will win it all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Charles Krauthammer, Ryan Zimmerman, World Series, Natitude

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Nats will offer 2012 playoff ticket option to 2013 season ticket holders

Team is leveraging this season’s success to drive up next season’s ticket holding base.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Nats hit homers, hug Harper

Two Nats home runs in New York meant two big, long hugs for Bryce Harper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Natitude, Corey Brown

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Morning pixels: Fans are in love with the Nats

A wild, insane, bizarre, thrilling and ridiculous home win has even more fans swooning over the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Ross Detwiler, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 07/16/2012

James Carville wears Nats shirt on TV

The Nats increasingly have a lockdown on the morning political talk-show circuit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:38 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  James Carville, Natitude

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/13/2012

First-half Natitude, in pictures

The Nats’ surge into first place has led to team spirit among a bunch of happy fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Morning pixels: Nats are co-NL favorites

Actual betting lines indicate that the Nats and Giants are now co-favorites to win the National League pennant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Natitude, Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg, Ted Leonsis, Lorenzo Alexander, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Someone put a Michael Morse card on Abner Doubleday’s grave

The father of baseball likely never went Beast Mode, but now you can pretend he did.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Abner Doubleday, Arlington National Cemeterey, Michael Morse, Natitude

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/05/2012

The Nationals on their popularity in D.C.

Ryan Zimmerman confirms that the public reaction players receive is different than during the 100-loss years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude, Ryan Zimmerman, Gio Gonzalez, Drew Storen

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/05/2012

July 4th Natitude

With attendance booming, Nats fans are acting increasingly weird. Natitude, or whatever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Nationals Park

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 06/28/2012

The sign in front of Bryce Harper’s locker

After a fan in Colorado asked for the outfielder’s hand in marriage, his bullpen mates delivered him the bright yellow sign.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Clown Question, Natitude

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Nats owner on Bryce Harper’s joy

Mark Lerner says rookie phenom has offered ‘kind of a joy rub’ for the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mark Lerner, Kristina Akra, Bryce Harper, MASN, Natitude

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Steve McCatty coaching Steve Urkel

Before Jaleel White threw out the first pitch on Saturday, he got some top-level Nats coaching.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Steve Urkel, Steve McCatty, Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Morning pixels: John Sterling on Nats fans

When some of the home team fans took off during extra innings Saturday, the Yankees’ radio team was not impressed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, John Sterling, Natitude, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012

‘That’s a clown question, bro’ on a ticker

WJLA building in downtown Rosslyn puts Bryce Harper’s now-famous quote in bright lights.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, natitude

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 06/13/2012

A Nats fan’s ‘Built Fake Tough’ sign

Before the Phillies made joking ‘Fake Tough’ t-shirts, one Nats fan taunted them in their house.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:35 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Cole Hamels, Natitude, Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Natitude-flavored gelato

High-rent patrons of Nationals Park are now offered the fruity goodness of a genuine Natitude frozen treat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Andy Feffer on Take Back the Park weekend

The Nats COO reflects on one of the most highly hyped series in Nationals Park history

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:56 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Andy Feffer, Natitude

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Nats replace Philly Steak Sandwich with Natitude Steak Sandwich

Nationals Park wasn’t the only baseball thing renamed over one glorious weekend in May.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/04/2012

The Natitude Park sign

With Take Back the Park weekend finally here, the Nats go all in with a new sign outside the center field gate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Nationals Park

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Nats fan has ‘Go Nads’ sign

This is possibly Natitude, or possibly it’s just some Nats fan showing extremely poor taste.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:29 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Joey Votto says Reds have Cincinnatitude

Cincinnati star attempts to co-opt the somewhat corny Nats team slogan, which is no fair.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Joey Votto, Natitude

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Opening day Natitude at Nats Park

Here are some fans showing off their Natitude during the team’s home opener Thursday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:38 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/09/2012

This fan at Wrigley Field has Natitude

Not quite sure what Natitude looks like? This, friends, is what Natitude looks like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/20/2012

The Stephen Strasburg bobblehead

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Natitude

Posted at 03:26 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Nats launch ‘Natitude’ campaign

Branding effort for 2012 season again shows a premier level of confidence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:26 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Danny Espinosa, Drew Storen, Andy Feffer, Natitude