WASHINGTON - U.S. Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman, who confronted rioters during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 delaying their access to the Senate chamber, will be recognized by the Washington Nationals.
Goodman will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game on Friday, June 18.
Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman watches newly released video footage, of the January 6 attack, during the second day of Trumps second impeachment trial on February 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. - Democrats present the case against Donald Trump in
Lawmakers have credited Goodman with saving lives during the riot at the U.S. Capitol. The Senate unanimously voted to award Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal for his actions.
On Friday, June 11, Washington Football Team’s head coach Ron Rivera is scheduled to throw out the first pitch.