Nationals honor Orlando victims in annual "Night Out"
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Washington Nationals iconic curly 'W" was decorated with rainbow colors to honor the victims of the Orlando massacre on Tuesday night.
The Nationals united with Team D.C., a local organization which works educate the LGBT community about the importance of sports, to host the 12th annual “Night Out.”
Four VIP seats in the Delta Sky360 Club were left empty during Tuesday's game and covered with Curly W Pride t-shirts to honor the 49 victims killed in Sunday's tragedy. The game was dedicated to those victims.
The event featured the Gay Men’s Chorus of D.C. and also included appearances from Bishop Green Johnson, Emmy-award winning actor Leslie Jordan, Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema and Billy Bean, MLB’s Vice President of Inclusion.
The "Night Out" event began at 6:30 p.m. at Nationals Park.
The Nationals played the Chicago Cubs.