Photo essay: Thousands of Nationals fans flock to D.C. to celebrate first World Series win

The Washington Nationals won their first World Series on October 30, 2019, and the D.C. faithful turned out en masse for their championship parade on November 2nd. (Evan Kramer/The Diamondback)

Supporters not only packed the streets, but occupied the rooftops along the parade route during the parade in downtown Washington D.C. on November 2, 2019.  (Evan Kramer/The Diamondback)
As first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and manager Dave Martinez’s bus drove by the parade crowd, confetti cannons showered the crowd in red. (Evan Kramer/The Diamondback)
Nats fans secured vantage spots — such as this one, in front of the Federal Trade Commission building — hours before the parade’s 2 pm official start time. (Evan Kramer/The Diamondback)
Streamers showed Zimmerman and Martinez in confetti as they wielded the World Series championship trophy to the reveling fans.  (Evan Kramer/The Diamondback)
Metro stations, like Gallery Place-Chinatown (shown here), were packed with Nats fans getting to and from the parade. (Evan Kramer/The Diamondback)

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