Nationals surprise local school with NLDS playoff tickets (Video)

WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals surprised a third grade class from Amidon-Bowen Elementary School in Southwest with shirts, hats and playoff tickets Tuesday.

Nationals mascot Screech was on hand to deliver tickets to Game 1 of the team’s National League Division Series matchup against the Chicago Cubs, with first pitch slated for 7:30 p.m. Friday. In a release, the Nats said they consider Amidon-Bowen, located just blocks from the ballpark, their neighborhood school. See the video below.

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