Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/21/14
The TOC Twitter feed is exploding this morning with Phillies fans going nuts over the new marketing plan for the Washington Nationals. The Nats are offering a presale for their series with the Phillies from May 4th-6th at Nationals Park. Here's the caveat: the presale is only open to residents of Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia, in an attempt to shut Phillies fans out from invading the stadium, like they do for every game between the two. What's the big deal about this, you ask? Well, Phillies fans have noticed. And they're pissed off. Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post wrote an article this morning about the "Take Back the Park" initiative. In it, Steinberg touches on the fact that Nationals Park is essentially Citizens Bank Park South, with members of the Nationals getting booed at home and the stadium awash with Philly red and white. What seems to have really pissed off the Philly faithful is these quotes from Nationals COO Andy Feffer. “Frankly,...
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