Hello, baseball season! Pundits and magazine covers have already predicted that this is the Nationals’ year to win the World Series—-but if we’re truly lucky, that won’t be the only reason 2013 is a memorable year. 2013 provided plenty of Nats-related water-cooler chatter that had nothing to do with stats, from conservative columnists’ obsession with Bryce Harper to the nation’s obsession with the racing presidents. What will this year bring?

Follow along as the season unfolds with Washington City Paper’s Nationals Bingo. First reader to call “NATSO!” get a bagful of Jason Werth‘s beard clippings.