February 2015 archive

Feb 21

3rd Annual D.C. Baseball History Winter Meeting – Canceled

We will reschedule. 3rd Annual D.C. Baseball History Winter Meeting D.C Baseball History and The Washington Baseball Historical Society Present: The 3rd Annual Winter Meeting Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:00 P.M – 5:00 P.M. Hilton Garden Inn 7301 Waverly Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 301-654-8111 Special Guest: Judge Stanley Harris, son of former Washington manager and Hall-of-Famer, …

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Feb 19

Remembering local boy Walt Herrell on his birthday

This morning I read Art Audley’s This Date in Washington Senators History. At first I thought not much happening on this date. Then I read that Walt Herrell, who was born today in 1889, was given only one shot in the major’s back in 1911. For some reason when I see a player that only …

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Feb 06

American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Eddie Yost

From the Mickey Vernon Museum, American League Baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson. This caricature of Eddie Yost is just one of a series of 19 caricatures of American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson during 1957. This caricature of Eddie Yost and the other 18, is taken from a composite collection of those illustrations and …

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Feb 05

Jud Smith

Jud Smith Jud Smith was born 13 January 1869 in Green Oak, Michigan. He attended Ohio State, making him one of the few college educated players of his era. What follows is the September 1887 review of him by Sporting Life. Judson G. Smith, Washington’s new third baseman, has been a professional since 1890, when …

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