Stat-urday, 5/30/2020

File:Stephen Strasburg on July 9, 2014.jpg

Stephen Strasburg, World Series MVP, pictured here in 2014. Photo by Keith Allison via Wikipedia.

Earlier this week the Washington Nationals revealed their World Series rings, and they include a lot of stats to commemorate the 2019 season:

  • 108 diamonds representing:
    • 105 regular season and post season wins
    • 2 cities in franchise history
    • 1 World Series championship
  • Additional diamonds included in player’s number
  • 32 sapphires representing:
    • 13 shut-out wins
    • 8-game winning streak (their longest)
    • 7 walk-off wins
    • 4 postseason rounds won
  • 30 rubies in the “Curly W” = for the 30 runs scored in the four World Series games they won
  • 12 rubies on each side for the total number of postseason wins
  • 5 stars representing 5 postseason elimination games won made up of:
    • 4 diamonds representing previous N.L. East division titles won
    • 1 ruby signifying the World Series Championship
  • 4 postseason opponents defeated
  • 4 Washington, DC, landmarks: the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, and the U.S. Capitol building
  • 2 phrases: “Go 1-0 every day” and “Fight Finished”
  • 1 Baby Shark

Happy Stat-urday!

~ baseballrebecca





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