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Capitals spray champagne, party for Nationals' World Series win

Washington clinched city's first baseball championship since 1924 with Game 7 victory

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

The Washington Capitals were partying like it was 1924.

Instagram from @jc7474: Congrats to the Nationals. You made DC PROUD!!!!

The Capitals had a wild celebration at their team Halloween party in support of the Washington Nationals' first World Series championship, clinched with a 6-2 win in Game 7 against the Houston Astros on Wednesday.

Tweet from @Capitals: YOU LOVE TO SEE IT! @Nationals #ALLCAPS // #STAYINTHEFIGHT

The Capitals hooted and hollered, sprayed Champagne on each other, and did the now-famous "Baby Shark" dance to celebrate Washington's first baseball championship since the Washington Senators won 95 years ago. Captain Alex Ovechkin recorded the scene on Instagram, then received a replica championship trophy as "We are the Champions" played in the background.

 Tweet from @Capitals: Party With The People! #WorldSeries @Nationals

The Capitals, who won the Stanley Cup in 2018, supported the Nationals and WNBA's Mystics during their recent championship runs. Forwards Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie tweeted congratulations and also offered their baseball brethren some tips on how to celebrate.

Tweet from @tom_wilso: So proud of these guys!! World Champs!! District of Champions.

Tweet from @Capitals: Come on in boys. The water's (probably) still warm.@Nationals #WorldSeries

Tweet from @TJOshie77: What an impressive run by these @Nationals. You could tell they had something special in that clubhouse. Congrats fellas! According to yelp here���s some fountains if you want to keep the tradition alive. #WorldChampions #FightFinished

Tweet from @backstrom19: Congrats on the championship @Nationals. I���m so pumped for you guys! Enjoy everything around a championship. DC fans, you truly get what you have deserved for a long time!!!!!

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