Biden invited to throw Nationals’ opening day first pitch

Hours after former Vice President Joe Biden was announced president-elect on Saturday, the Washington Nationals invited him to throw the first pitch on opening day of the team’s 2021 baseball season.

The Nationals tweeted the invitation Saturday night, as Biden delivered his victory speech in Wilmington, Delaware.

The Nats host the New York Mets at Nationals Park on opening day, scheduled for Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Matt Small

Matt joined WTOP News at the start of 2020, after contributing to Washington’s top news outlet as an Associated Press journalist for nearly 18 years.

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