June 2007 archive

Jun 23

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – June 23, 1933

Player and Manager Joe Cronin lead the Senators to their 3rd straight victory, 7 to 3, over the White Sox, with his 5th consecutive multi-hit game. The victory puts the Senators a half-game ahead of the New York Yankees. At the time Cronin set a Major League Record with 13 hits in three consecutive games …

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Jun 16

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – June 16, 1945

During the week of June 16, 1945 the Homestead Grays played a double header against the Newark Eagles at Griffith Stadium. Griffith Stadium was the location for most of the Homestead Grays home games in 1945. A crowd of 8,367 fans watched Newark’s starter Lefty Hill retire the first 12 batters he faced in game …

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Jun 12

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – June 12, 1967

The Senators and the White Sox will play in the longest night game (22 innings, six hours, and 38 minutes) in Major League history.  The Senators win the game 6-5 when Paul Casanova, singles in the winning run in the bottom of the 22nd inning. The ninth at bat is the charm for the Senators’ …

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