Sports Illustrated’s @si_vault Twitter account is something like a phenomenon and a must-follow for any discerning fan on Twitter. Thankfully, it declared yesterday “Washington DC Day” and unloaded 20 or so great photos of D.C. sports subjects. Here are my five favorite, and by favorite I mean I’d never seen them before yet love them so.
The votes are in and it’s Washington DC Day at the SI Vault. Even John Riggins is dancing:
Nothing quite says Washington DC like Ronald Reagan fumbling a basketball while Pat Ewing and John Thompson look on:
This is what a Redskins cheerleader wore in 1970. Guessing this wouldn’t fly today:
Washington Senators manager Ted Williams gives some hitting tips before a March 1971 spring training game:
Art Monk greets a fan in a wheelchair following a July 1992 Redskins practice: