On November 22, 2004 — 2004 – The recently-relocated Washington National League franchise announces its new name, logo and colors. Using the official original name of the district’s team which was popularly known as the Senators from 1901 to 1971, the club clad in red, white, blue and gold will be known as the Nationals.

 


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