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Photos: Nationals fans flood Nationals Mall for World Series parade

Skylar Epstein | Photographer

Thousands of Nationals fans wrapped around the National Mall to catch a glimpse of the team during its World Series parade Saturday. The Nationals took home a historic championship against the Houston Astros Wednesday, making them the first Washington baseball team to notch a World Series title in decades.

In case you missed it, here are some highlights from the day: 

[gwh_image id=”1102786″ credit=”Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]A young fan dresses as a shark in homage to the Nationals’ unofficial anthem “Baby Shark” during their World Series push.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102787″ credit=”Connor Witschonke | Staff Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Star Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer holds the team’s celebratory World Wrestling Federation Championship belt up for fans during the World Series parade.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102785″ credit=”Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]A crowd in front of the National Mall cheers as one of the Nationals’ buses drives by.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102792″ credit=”Zach Brien | Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]A young fan runs along the parade route on Constitution Avenue wearing his Nationals Little League Baseball uniform.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102790″ credit=”Jack Borowiak | Staff Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Thousands of fans donned red attire to attend the Nationals’ World Series parade and rally Saturday.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102784″ credit=”Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Copies of The Washington Post’s sports page were available as framed memorabilia.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102789″ credit=”Camille Drury | Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]The steps of the National Archives and many other buildings along Constitution Avenue were packed like bleachers for the duration of the World Series parade.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102814″ credit=”Sabrina Godin | Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Nationals players were driven through the parade on double decker Big Busses. [/gwh_image]

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