Tuesday, the Washington Nationals announced some details on what will happen at Nats Park for Ryan Zimmerman’s retirement celebration weekend. According to the Nationals, former players will be invited.
Here is a brief overview.
Friday, June 17, 2022
Ryan Zimmerman Weekend officially begins before Game 2 of a split doubleheader vs. the Philadelphia Phillies. The first 20,000 fans age 21 or older will receive an Employee #11 t-shirt courtesy of Budweiser. All fans are invited to strike a pose with several Zimmerman photo activations located throughout the ballpark. Before Friday night’s game, Zimmerman and some of his former teammates will reflect on the most prolific career in Washington Nationals’ history with live Q&A sessions from the field.
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Saturday, June 18, is officially Ryan Zimmerman Day, highlighted by Zimmerman’s #11 jersey retirement ceremony. Gates open early at 2:30 p.m. ET with pregame festivities slated to begin at 3:15 p.m. MASN will have full television coverage of the pregame ceremonies leading up to first pitch vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at 4:35 p.m. The first 10,000 kids age 12 and under will receive a throwback Zimmerman 2006 jersey t-shirt presented by Harris Teeter and The Washington Post, and special tributes and messages will be shown throughout the game.