Unfortunately, the Nationals haven’t been able to have a traditional ring unveiling in front of a packed house at Nationals Park. On Sunday night, though, they had an online ceremony with players airing live on MLB Network. The players have decided they don’t want to get the rings until they are all together in person and that’s pretty cool, but we now have a good grasp of the design.
Here’s the video:
And for those who want it in picture form:
Some of the features and their meanings:
The “W” logo features 30 rubies, representing the 30 runs the Nats scored in their four World Series wins. “World Champions” has 32 sapphires, which represents seven walk-off wins, 13 shutout wins, the eight-game winning streak (their longest of the season) and the four playoff rounds won added together. There are