Edward DeMarco

Chapter 2011

Five-foot-five Ed DeMarco (left) outside RFK Stadium with his son Bob and wife Garland on September 23, 2007. He had just been given the game-worn jersey of six-foot-eleven pitcher Jon Rausch (No. 51), the tallest player in MLB history!

While DeMarco’s participation may have been a cherished postgame memory, the pregame highlight was seeing the “Faces of the Washington Franchises” together, Ryan Zimmerman and Frank Howard, as we said goodbye to RFK. The autographed photo of the two men with whom I began and ended the Opening Day streak is on proud display in our basement Fan Cave.

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