WATCH: Best videos from Nats Game 5 win

Ben Krimmel
October 10, 2019 - 1:17 pm

Game 5 in the NLDS used to be a nightmare-inducing phrase for Washington Nationals fans.

That all has changed. One game on Oct. 9, 2019, has changed the fortunes of the Nationals franchise and the lives of every Nats fan. 

Thanks to the heroics of Anthony Rendon, Juan Soto, Howie Kendrick, and the entire roster and coaching staff, the Nationals are four wins away from the World Series. Let that sink in. 

The World Series is the next goal. And it is realistic.

Of course, it almost didn't happen. The Los Angeles Dodgers thought they won on a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th by Will Smith. Now their premature celebration is a video Nats fans can savor.

In the 10th inning, well, you know the story by now, so here are the videos that tell the tale of how the Nationals made the NLCS.

The call on Nationals radio broadcast from Charlie & Dave was fantastic all night.

Nats GM Mike Rizzo joined in the celebration in the stands before heading to the field.

Stay in the fight!!!! Trust Rizzo!!!! #BeatLA See Ya in St. Louis!

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Despite her negativity at times, one Nats fan had a pretty good view of the action, too.

And then the champagne came out!

Fernando Rodney began eating corn on the cob in the middle of the celebration because why not?

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