A historic win in the World Series opener means only one thing for the Washington Nationals: They'll stick with the blue jerseys.
The team is now - as MLB Network pointed out - 8-0 when wearing their blue jerseys in the postseason.
8⃣ - 0⃣ 🤯 https://t.co/hMs101t7qh— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) October 23, 2019
And while not changing the jersey color might seem a little extreme - after all didn't this win have a little more to do with Juan Soto for example - as our Caroline Brandt discovered before the World Series, the Nationals are far from the only ones holding tight to any sort of luck they can find in their first World Series trip.
Here are some more interesting numbers from the win:
The Nationals take Game 1, 5-4.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 23, 2019
They are the first team in National League history to win 5 consecutive road games within a single postseason.
Teams that win Game 1 of the World Series have gone on to win it all 64% of the time. pic.twitter.com/BloXgIV91j
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