1920 - In a morning-afternoon doubleheader at the Polo Grounds, the Yankees outscore the Senators, 7-6 and 10-7. In the early bird contest, Sens reliever Al Schacht gives up 3 ninth inning runs for the 7-6 Sens defeat. 38,000 fans on hand for the PM tilt witness Walter Johnson‘s 4.2 innings of ineffective relief. Babe Ruth clouts a gargantuan 8th inning homer off Johnson, as the Griffmen fall, 10-7, despite 4 stolen bases by the Sens Braggio Roth.
1921 – Washington plates 7 runs in the home second off the Yanks Waite Hoyt. The Sens pound out 8 consecutive hits off Hoyt in the inning to win going away, 11-5.
1931 - In a 7 inning shortened game in Washington, Nats pitching is able to stop Yanks OF Earle Combs 29 game hitting streak. Nevertheless, the Yankees prevail, 4-2.
1950 - The Senators and White Sox make a 6 player trade today. Washington trades 1B Eddie Robinson, P Ray Scarborough and 2B Al Kozar to Chicago for P Bob Kuzava, 2B Cass Michaels and OF John Ostrowski.
1959 - Bob Turley of the Yanks throws a 2 hitter, shutting out the Sens, 3-0, in Griffith. Moose Skowron’s 3-run, 9th inning homer off Camilio Pascual is all the scoring. 1B Julio Becquer and C Hal Naragon collect the only 2 hits off Turley.
Jackie Gene Brown B May 31, 1943 Still living
Pitcher Jackie Brown started his major league career with the Senators in 1970. In his 2 years in Washington he appeared in a total of 38 games, going 2-2 in 1970, 3-4 in 1971.
He didn’t appear in the majors in 1972 but returned with the Texas Rangers in 1973. He also played for the Cleveland Indians and Montreal Expos before his 7 year career ended in 1977.