Discover the story of World Bank President Eugene Black's annual baseball outings with World Bank staff, which began in 1950 and continued through at least 1962. Learn more about this early example of "baseball diplomacy" and see photos of the Washington Senators greeting the World Bank staff.
On April 5th, 1987, a charity exhibition game between the world champion New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies brought baseball back to Washington, DC after 16 years. Read the story of the cold and wet game at RFK Stadium and Washington's desire for a team.
Relive one of the most iconic goals in World Cup history at RFK Stadium. Watch the video of Saeed Al-Owairan's incredible 1994 World Cup goal, helping the Saudi team advance to the second round for the first time ever.
I thought it would be a good to branch out and do a on Eastern High School (check them out on Facebook) near RFK Stadium. It’s a beautiful building at 1700 East Capitol St. NE, originally built in 1923. The original Eastern High School building was building in the 1890s at 7th and C St. SE.
This past fall, they started a unique program of enrolling a new ninth grade class, growing the school by one class each year until this incoming class of 300 freshman graduates in 2015.
So, the next...