Nationals' Washington Debut Is a Home Run

Washington Nationals pitcher Livan Hernandez throws a pitch during the team's home opener.

Washington Nationals pitcher Livan Hernandez throws a pitch during the team's home opener, April 14, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Big-league baseball returns to Washington, D.C., with a bang after a 34-years absence. The Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 in the team's home opener Thursday night before a sellout crowd at a refurbished Robert F. Kennedy Stadium.

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