Feb 26

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 26

Senators Birthdays

Donald Edward Lee B Feb. 26, 1934 Still Living

Originally signed by the Detroit Tigers in late June of 1956, pitcher Don Lee would make his major league debut with Detroit in 1957. Appearing in 11 games, Lee would post a 1-3 record with a 4.66 ERA. Lee would pitch in just 1 game for the Tigers in 1958 and would not play in the major leagues in 1959.

Traded to the Milwaukee Braves after the 1959 season, Lee would be in the Braves organization for approximately 6 weeks when he was drafted by the Washington Senators.

Lee would have the most active season of his career in 1960, pitching in 44 games, posting an 8-7 record with a 3.44 ERA.

Moving with the franchise to Minnesota, Lee would play for the Twins in 1961 and the early portion of the 1962 season, when he was traded to the Los Angeles Angels.

Lee would remain with the Angels through early June of 1965 when he was traded once again, this time to the Houston Astros. Lee would finish the 1965 season in Houston and would start the 1966 campaign there as well.

Sold to the Chicago Cubs in late June of 1966, Lee would spend 2 months with the Cubs, his last major league appearance coming in late August.

Don Lee career record

William Starr B Feb. 26, 1911 D Aug. 12, 1991

Senators Short Timer Bill Starr would play in 12 games in 1935, his debut coming in late August. A catcher, Starr would go 5-24 at bat.

Starr would make one last major league appearance for the Senators in June of 1936.

Bill Starr career record