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Nationals celebrate by pounding beers at Capitals game

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 03: Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals celebrates as the Nationals are honored during a pregame ceremony to celebrate the Washington Nationals World Series victory before a game between the Calgary Flames and Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on November 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

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The Nationals won the World Series on Wednesday, celebrated deep into Thursday morning, had their parade on Saturday so on Sunday they rested.

Haha, just kidding. On Sunday they went to the Calgary Flames-Washington Capitals game and pounded beers and took their shirts off and generally acted as if they own the town because, for the time being, they most certainly do.

Last night’s revelry was a bookend of sports to the Capitals revelry in the summer of 2018, part of which took place in a luxury box at a Nats game. The Nationals players returned the favor:

And, really, who needs shirts anyway. Hockey arenas are so balmy anyway:

Today the Nationals -- most of ‘em anyway -- will visit the White House. Here’s hoping everyone involved keeps their shirts on.

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