Location: Nationals Ballpark
WL EXCLUSIVE – Photos by Tony Powell
THE EVENT: Nationals owner Ted Lerner and wife Annette Lerner are more than sports fans; they’re quite literally sports supporters, as their brand-new Nationals Park will support the weight of hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians eager to catch a home game. After so much planning and prepping, it’s no surprise that this Opening Day 2008 celebration was attended by so many VIPs. THE GUESTS: Frederick Shaufeld, Nancy Brinker, Paxton and Rachel Baker, Beth Dozoretz, Catherine Reynolds, Norah O’Donnell, Geoff Tracy, Claire Simmons, Nancy Taylor Bubes, Mark Ein, David Dupree, Dan and Rhoda Glickman, Hanayo Kato and Japanese Amb. Ryozo Kato, Tony Kornheiser, Tony Nader, Alphonso Jackson, Deborah Epstein, and Wolf Blitzer.