"This is a winning sports town," he said. "When the Washington Nationals are winning, everybody's on the bandwagon. It's so exciting. I've been with baseball for so many years, and they've all been losers. This is incredible to be associated with a winner."
"When you talk about the Nationals being where they are, in the playoffs, I'm saying please don't pinch me because I don't want to wake up," Mr. Brotman said. "Is this for real? Are you kidding me? We're in the playoffs!"