Photos: Nationals fans flood Nationals Mall for World Series parade

Media Credit: Skylar Epstein | Photographer

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo hoists the Commissioner's Trophy while waiting for the World Series parade to begin.

Thousands of Nationals fans wrapped around the National Mall to catch a glimpse of the team during its World Series parade Saturday. The Nationals took home a historic championship against the Houston Astros Wednesday, making them the first Washington baseball team to notch a World Series title in decades.

In case you missed it, here are some highlights from the day: 

Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor

A young fan dresses as a shark in homage to the Nationals’ unofficial anthem “Baby Shark” during their World Series push.

Connor Witschonke | Staff Photographer

Star Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer holds the team’s celebratory World Wrestling Federation Championship belt up for fans during the World Series parade.

Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor

A crowd in front of the National Mall cheers as one of the Nationals’ buses drives by.

Zach Brien | Photographer

A young fan runs along the parade route on Constitution Avenue wearing his Nationals Little League Baseball uniform.

Jack Borowiak | Staff Photographer

Thousands of fans donned red attire to attend the Nationals’ World Series parade and rally Saturday.

Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor

Copies of The Washington Post’s sports page were available as framed memorabilia.

Camille Drury | Photographer

The steps of the National Archives and many other buildings along Constitution Avenue were packed like bleachers for the duration of the World Series parade.

Sabrina Godin | Photographer

Nationals players were driven through the parade on double decker Big Busses.

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