Sep 04

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators increase lead to 6 games

September 4 1908 – Cellar dwellers collide as 7th place Washington pays a visit to last place New York. The Nationals look like a first division team, with Walter Johnson coming away with a 3-0 victory over the Highlanders. 1925 – Steamrolling the guest Red Sox, 9-3, the Senators increase their grip on 1st place …

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Sep 04

Remembering 1924 – Senators 12, Red Sox 5

Washington Senators 12, Boston Red Sox 5 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Thursday, September 4, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium BOS A 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 – 5 11 0 WAS A 0 0 4 2 0 3 3 0 x – 12 20 2 BATTING Boston Red Sox AB …

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Sep 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – Tim Cullen is the man of the hour

September 3 1910 – A triple steal nets Philadelphia’s lone run in a 3-1 Nats home victory. Walter Johnson, in a battle of Hall of Famers, bests Chief Bender. 1921 – The Yankees wrap up a 6 game, road and home sweep of the Senators at the Polo Grounds, 9-3. Carl Mays gets the win …

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Sep 02

This Date in Washington Senators History – Cronin hits for the Cycle

September 2 1928 – P Firpo Marberry gets the win and drives in both of Washington’s runs in a 2-0 home shutout of the Yankees. The loss shrinks New York’s lead over the A’s to 1.5 games. 1929 – The Senators divide a pair at Fenway. The two Joes do the BoSox in during the …

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Sep 01

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators entend AL lead to 4.5 games

September 1 1919 – In the opener of a Labor Day twinbill‚ Babe Ruth surrenders 10 Nats hits, but still earns the victory, 2-1. It is the Bambino’s final win in a Red Sox uniform. Ruth’s 7th inning homer in game two breaks a 1 all tie, as the Red Sox broom the Nats, 4-1. …

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Sep 01

Remembering 1924 – Senators win two over Athletics

Washington Senators 5, Philadelphia Athletics 3 (1) Day Discrepancies Game Played on Monday, September 1, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium PHI A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 – 3 8 2 WAS A 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 x – 5 11 3 BATTING Philadelphia Athletics AB R …

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Aug 31

Nats first game under the lights – August 31, 1939

Mickey Vernon’s two-run single in the second inning erased a 1-0 deficit and the Nationals went on to defeat the White Sox in their first game under the lights, 4-3 at Comiskey Park. The White Sox took 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, but the Nats responded in the top of the …

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Aug 31

Nats get most from Werth in the leadoff spot

When the Nationals learned Friday that leadoff man Denard San would have hip surgery and miss the rest of the season, it was certainly discouraging news. Without Span’s .365 OPB and base-stealing potential atop the lineup, the team’s offense takes a severe hit, and with it their chances to catch the New York Mets in …

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Aug 31

This Date in Washington Senators History – See ya Bobo, Welcome back Bobo

August 31 1905 – The only person standing in the way of Chicago’s Frank Smith and the record books is Jake Stahl. Stahl’s single spoils Smith’s perfect game bid in the Sox, 2-0, shutout in Chicago. 1906 – Frank Delahanty of the Highlanders drills 2 homers, a triple, a single and drives home 7 RBI. …

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Aug 31

Remembering 1924 – Senators 4, Yankees 2

Washington Senators 4, New York Yankees 2 Day Game Played on Sunday, August 31, 1924 (D) at Yankee Stadium I WAS A 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 – 4 7 1 NY A 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 – 2 7 0 BATTING Washington Senators …

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