Might 24 (UPI) — The Washington Nationals revealed the design of their 2019 World Sequence championship ring Sunday.
“Women and gents, your 2019 Washington Nationals World Sequence Championship Ring,” the crew wrote in a tweet accompanied by a video highlighting the ring’s design.
The Nationals’ cursive “W” brand options 30 rubies, which represents the 30 mixed runs Washington scored in its 4 wins within the World Sequence in opposition to the Houston Astros. Surrounding the crew’s brand is a hoop of 32 sapphires, referencing the overall of the Nationals’ 2019 walk-off wins (seven), shutout wins (13), longest successful streak (eight) and postseason rounds received (4).
The ring additionally has 108 diamonds, symbolizing the membership’s 105 wins within the common season and postseason, plus one for the World Sequence victory and two further gems in a nod to the franchise’s historical past because the Montreal Expos and Nationals.
The championship ring depicts among the most iconic monuments in Washington, D.C., with the roman numerals “MMVI” positioned inside the Capitol Constructing to signify the yr (2006) the Lerner household bought the group.
The within of the ring comprises a picture of a shark holding the Commissioner’s Trophy in honor of outfielder Gerardo Parra‘s walk-up music, “Child Shark.”
The Nationals’ ring reveal Sunday got here after gamers vetoed a plan to carry a digital ceremony, which was caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Initially, the franchise announced it would give out the rings throughout a present that will be broadcast on tv and on-line. The Nationals reversed course after the gamers determined they might somewhat wait and obtain the jewellery in particular person.
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