It’s time to rename Nationals Park

The subject of the naming rights to Nats Park was raised in the Washington Post today. Last May, I advocated changing the name from “Nationals Park” to “National Park”. Eleven months later, I still feel that way. It just sounds better.

Half Street Heart Attack


20130507-143103.jpg

The name “Nationals Park” was supposed to temporary–a placeholder before some corporate behemoth threw millions of dollars at the Lerner family to rename it.

Well, timing is everything in life. When the stadium opened in 2008, corporate behemoths didn’t want to spend any money, much less the tens of millions it would cost to rename a stadium. And since then, the momentum to advertise on stadium names has somewhat slowed as corporations rethink the wisdom of naming rights.

View original post 393 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s