Expos finally found a new home

Updated: September 30, 2004, 3:31 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- It was more pep rally than news conference, with the mayor and city officials wearing red Washington Senators caps, the ones with the curly "W" on the front.

"After 30 years of waiting and waiting and waiting," said Mayor Anthony Williams, adding dramatic pauses for emphasis, "and lots of hard work and more than a few prayers, there will be baseball in Washington in 2005!"

Baseball returned to the nation's capital for the first time in 33 years Wednesday, ...

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