Washington Nationals unveil 2019 World Series rings, which feature 170 diamonds, Baby Shark

With a stunning 170 diamonds and 23.2 carats of symbolism, the Washington Nationals' 2019 World Series championship rings were unveiled on Sunday in a virtual ceremony on television and the team's social media accounts.

Several team members were originally scheduled to receive their rings as part of the event, but the players collectively chose to postpone the ceremony until they could gather in person. The Nationals clinched their first World Series championship in franchise history by stunning the Houston Astros with a late rally in a 6-2 Game 7 win.

The front of the Nationals' ring reads "World Champions" and features the "Curly W" logo made up of 30 rubies, 108 diamonds and 32 sapphires to highlight the team's red, white and blue color scheme. One side displays the player's name and number, along with an outline of several iconic Washington, D.C., landmarks. The other side shows the World Series trophy with the championship motto "Fight Finished."

On the inside portion of the ring, Nationals' playoff series wins are noted, along with an etching of a small shark in honor of outfielder Gerardo Parra's wildly popular "Baby Shark" walk-up song. 

2019: Washington Nationals (Photo: Josten's)

As for the symbolism, here's how the 23.2 total carats of gemstones were broken down:

Thirty rubies stand for 30 runs scored in four World Series wins.

Thirty-two sapphires stand for seven walk-off wins, plus 13 shutout wins, plus eight longest winning streak, plus four postseason rounds won. One-hundred eight diamonds stand for 105 regular-season and postseason wins, plus one World Series championship, plus two in, "a nod to the duality of franchise history." (The Nationals were once the Montreal Expos.)

One other feature of the ring is an inscription of manager Dave Martinez's mantra of "Go 1-0 every day."

Ladies and gentlemen, your 2019 Washington Nationals World Series Championship [email protected] // #NATITUDEpic.twitter.com/TqPTnEIFsa

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