Denard Span, the one-time Minnesota Twin and shiny new Nationals center fielder, is sliding right into home here in the District, taking in historic sights and enjoying the proximity to power.
Just a day after his club’s 2-0 Opening Day win over the visiting Miami Marlins — game two of the home stand gets under way tonight at 7:05 p.m. — number “2” ventured over to the Library of Congress to get an eyeful of “16’s” personal belongings.
“Just leaving the library of congress. I saw what Lincoln had in this pocket the night he died,” Span tweeted out after inspecting Honest Abe's personal effects.directing fans
Span also got his first taste of what it’s like to share the spotlight with POTUS after spotting “44”at the March 30 Marquette-Syracuse NCAA tourney match up at the Verizon Center.
Welcome to the big leagues!