Baseball books and memorabilia fill shelves in the office of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, a lifelong fan of the game and standout player at Dunbar High School who vividly remembers attending Senators games at Griffith Stadium. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Baseball books and memorabilia fill shelves in the office of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, a lifelong fan of the game and standout player at Dunbar High School who vividly remembers attending Senators games at Griffith Stadium. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)