Word has officially gone out that next week (Nov. 13) the mayor and other city bigwigs will be at Nationals Park to "celebrate the new, freshly-laid playing field
" -- for those who want specifics, the turf is 13-month-old Kentucky Bluegrass sod, arriving in strips 5/8" thick and 65" long. At the same event, team president Stan Kasten will "share information about the seat relocation process for season ticket holders." The turf installation is moving along today
, with right field now finished and work progressing out from the infield to the center- and left-field walls. And the last panel of the HD scoreboard has been installed.