WASHINGTON — We've got the historic breakdown on past Game 7's that shook sports fans in the nation's capital.
From the Washington Senators to the former Washington Bullets there were some legendary moments any D.C. fan would be proud of.
- In 1924, the Washington Senators defeated the New York Giants in seven games. This would be Washington’s first and still only Major League Baseball championship.
- In 1978, The Washington Bullets defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in Game 7 in Seattle to win the NBA championship. Bullets Wes Unseld was named MVP of the series. Before Cleveland’s Game 7 win at Golden State in the 2016 NBA Finals, this was the last time a road team had won Game 7 in the NBA Finals.
- In 2018, the Capitals defeat top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 in Tampa to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. The Capitals shut out the Lightning 4-0 to send Alex Ovechkin to his first Stanley Cup Final.
- 2019, Washington Nationals at Houston Astros in Game 7 of the World Series. ______?
The rest is still unwritten. But no worries, we left some room to add Wednesday night's World Series game to the list of memorable Game 7 moments.