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Washington D.C. Councilmember Yvette Alexander Ward 7, (left) joins Washington Nationals short stop Ian Desmond (second from left) Washington D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown (third from left) William Hall Board of Directors, Washington Convention and Sports Authority (fourth from left) former nationals manager Frank Robinson (fifth from left) Marla Lerner Tanenbaum (sixth from left) Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (fifth from right) Mike Rizzo Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Washington Nationals (fourth from right) Washington D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D, third from right) Greg O'Dell President and CEO, Washington Convention and Sports Authority (second from right) and Mickey Fearn Deputy Director, National Park Service (right) as they hoist shovels full of dirt during the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy groundbreaking ceremony at Fort DuPont Park in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 31, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Photo by: Rod Lamkey Jr.
Washington D.C. Councilmember Yvette Alexander Ward 7, (left) joins Washington Nationals short stop Ian Desmond (second from left) Washington D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown (third from left) William Hall Board of Directors, Washington Convention and Sports Authority (fourth from left) former nationals manager Frank Robinson (fifth from left) Marla Lerner Tanenbaum (sixth from left) Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (fifth from right) Mike Rizzo Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Washington Nationals (fourth from right) Washington D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D, third from right) Greg O'Dell President and CEO, Washington Convention and Sports Authority (second from right) and Mickey Fearn Deputy Director, National Park Service (right) as they hoist shovels full of dirt during the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy groundbreaking ceremony at Fort DuPont Park in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 31, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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