The Washington Nationals are now one win away from a trip to the World Series thanks in large part to Stephen Strasburg's admittedly amazing performance on Monday night over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Nationals fans should be stoked about their team. And it's likely, in some ways, that they are. But it's also somewhat bizarre what some Nats fans have chosen to celebrate.
This photo and tweet have been making the rounds this morning and caused a bit of a buzz in Philadelphia.
This never gets old. Go @Nationals pic.twitter.com/HsNk3LMZAl— Gracie Malloy (@GracieMalloy) October 15, 2019
Tickets - $35, Beer - $10, Bryce Harper watching from home - Priceless
Let's just ignore the fact you can get into a NLCS game for $35 in DC for a second.
Your team is poised to celebrate a league title and you're celebrating the fact that a guy who used to be on your team is... no longer on your team? Okay.
The person in the replies who said it's like going to your own wedding and being most excited about the fact that your ex wasn't invited to the party makes a solid point. It's weird.
I suppose it's worth cutting Nationals fans some slack in this situation because they don't know what it's like to actually make it to the World Series and you've got to learn how to react to things by actually experiencing them.
So, if they end up making it to and losing in the World Series to the New York Yankees or Houston Astros, Nats fans will know how to react to that. They're used to losing in the playoffs.
I wonder what they'll celebrate then?
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