December 2011 archive

Dec 14

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – George Sisler’s contract is purchased by the Senators

Washington Senators

December 14, 1928 The Washington Senators purchased George Sisler’s contract for $25,000 from the St. Louis Browns. The veteran 35 year-old first baseman will play in 20 games for the Senators before the team sold his contract to the Boston Braves for only $7,500 on May 27, 1928. For  Sisler the move to Boston was …

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