Sights and sounds from Ryan Zimmerman's number retirement ceremony

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Mr. National was forever enshrined in franchise lore on Saturday, when he became the first Nats player to have his number retired.

Ryan Zimmerman's No. 11 was named his forever at the retirement ceremony in Washington, as the first-ever Nationals draft pick became the first Nats player to have his number retired.

The fan favorite and World Series champion acknowledged the packed crowd, which was able to put the current frustrating season on the backburner to honor Zimmerman.

Here are the sights and sounds from the memorable ceremony: