Washington Post: Philadelphia word artist commemorates Nats’ World Series title with Ryan Zimmerman print

May 12, 2020

Washington Post: Philadelphia word artist commemorates Nats’ World Series title with Ryan Zimmerman print

The morning after the Washington Nationals clinched their first World Series title in franchise history, Philadelphia artist Dan Duffy began work on a piece to commemorate the occasion. Twelve days later, Duffy shared the result of his roughly 100 hours of meticulous labor.

From a distance, the print looks like a standard ink and pencil drawing of Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, arms raised in celebration — and perhaps some disbelief — after Washington closer Daniel Hudson recorded the final out in Game 7. A closer look reveals the piece, which is called a calligram, features the dates, opponents and scores of all 179 Nationals games from this championship season, including the playoffs.

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