The current champions appointed Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
The Washington Nationals will start the season of the MLB next Thursday when they receive the New York Yankees in the American capital, and they chose a doctor to throw the first ball of the match.
This is Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a well-known fan of the Washington team, who even wore a Nationals mask when he spoke in the United States Senate.
“Dr. Fauci has been a true champion for our country during the COVID-19 pandemic and during his distinguished career, so it is appropriate to honor him as we begin the 2020 season and defend our World Series title,” said the Nationals. through a statement.
A statement from the Washington Nationals regarding Opening Day. pic.twitter.com/iejxXeAA4V
– Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 20, 2020
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