July 2013 archive

Jul 31

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Detroit Tigers Last game: Tigers 5, Nationals 1   Opponent Won Lost Year DET 0 3 2007 DET 0 3 2010 DET 2 1 2013 Opponent Sum of Won Sum of Lost Opponent Sum of Won Sum of Lost Opponent Sum of Won Sum of Lost NYM 77 80 NYM 31 17 …

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Jul 30

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – Detroit Tigers Last game: Nationals 14, Metropolitans 1 Opponent Won Lost Year DET 0 3 2007 DET 0 3 2010 DET 2 0 2013 2005 – 2013 Won Lost 2011 – 2013  Won Lost 2012 – 2013 Won Lost NYM 77 80 NYM 31 17 NYM 21 9 ATL 76 79 PHI …

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Jul 30

Nats Box Scores on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of July 30, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Atlanta Braves 104 60 44 0 .577 – 484 397 Washington Nationals 104 55 49 0 .529 5.0 400 427 Florida Marlins 101 53 48 0 .525 5.5 471 442 Philadelphia Phillies 105 55 …

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Jul 30

Len Okrie Coach, Catcher, Spy

Okire spent much of his career coaching the game he loved. Headlines like “Len Okrie has been named manager of the New York Penn League’s Corning Fed Sox” were as common for Len as the one that ran on 16 October 1962, “Red Sox retain Billy Herman, release Sal Maglie, Rudy York and Len Okrie. …

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Jul 29

Nats Box Scores on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of July 29, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Atlanta Braves 103 59 44 0 .573 – 475 391 Washington Nationals 103 55 48 0 .534 4.0 400 424 Florida Marlins 100 52 48 0 .520 5.5 468 442 Philadelphia Phillies 104 54 …

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Jul 28

Gunshots from inside Fenway Park

Here is a true story about Ted Williams that might be of interest to DC baseball fans. One year, possibly 1941 although I don’t know that for certain, the Washington Senators would arrive early at Fenway Park in Boston for batting practice and were surprised to hear gunshots from inside Fenway Park!  As it turned …

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Jul 28

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – New York Metropolitans Last game: Nationals 4, Metropolitans 1   Opponent Won Lost Year NYM 8 11 2005 NYM 6 12 2006 NYM 9 9 2007 NYM 6 12 2008 NYM 8 10 2009 NYM 9 9 2010 NYM 10 8 2011 NYM 14 4 2012 NYM 6 5 2013 2005 – …

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Jul 27

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – New York Metropolitans Last game: Nationals 2, Metropolitans 1   Opponent Won Lost Year NYM 8 11 2005 NYM 6 12 2006 NYM 9 9 2007 NYM 6 12 2008 NYM 8 10 2009 NYM 9 9 2010 NYM 10 8 2011 NYM 14 4 2012 NYM 4 4 2013 2005 – …

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Jul 26

Washington Nationals Records by Opponent 2005 to 2013

Next opponent – New York Metropolitans Last game: Nationals 9, Pirates 7   Opponent Won Lost Year NYM 8 11 2005 NYM 6 12 2006 NYM 9 9 2007 NYM 6 12 2008 NYM 8 10 2009 NYM 9 9 2010 NYM 10 8 2011 NYM 14 4 2012 NYM 4 4 2013 2005 – …

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Jul 25

Nats Box Scores on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of July 25, 2005 NL East Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Atlanta Braves 99 55 44 0 .556 – 461 381 Washington Nationals 99 55 44 0 .556 – 388 408 Philadelphia Phillies 100 52 48 0 .520 3.5 471 471 New York Mets 99 …

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