The Washington Nationals made an attempt to qualify for the World Series for the first time in the history of the franchise on Tuesday before beating the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Nationals tweeted before winning Game 4: "We want to bring DC back a title."
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At first glance, it seems to be a harmless message to inspire the national fan base for the fourth game of the National League Championship Series. But reading deeper into the tweet was a clear message to a flub that Bryce Harper had made during his first press conference as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies with the Phillies in the off-season, which focused on a 1
Harper corrected himself, but the slip-up seemed to be a hunt for Washington.
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The Nationals scored the Wild Card game of the National League and won, ousting the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series and eventually managing the Cardinals for the To win World Series.