February 2016 archive

Feb 29

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 29 In an acknowledgement to that phenomenon known as “Leap Year” we cannot forget those who have a birthday that only comes around once every 4 years on February 29th. To date, only 11 major leaguers have celebrated a February 29th birthday. A couple of very well known players, Pepper Martin and Al Rosen …

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Feb 24

Frank Howard belts homer off Lolich 05/19/68 – Video

During a six game stretch from May 12, 1968 to May 18, 1968 the 6’7″ tall and 270lbs, Frank Howard punished the opposing pitchers by hitting a Major League-record 10 home runs in a span of 20 at bats. Frank Howard hits two more home runs off of the Tigers’ starter Mickey Lolich. The home …

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Feb 21

4th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting

4th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting D.C Baseball History and The Washington Baseball Historical Society Present: The 4th Annual Winter Meeting Saturday, February 27, 2016 1:00 P.M – 5:00 P.M. Hilton Garden Inn 7301 Waverly Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 301-654-8111 The afternoon event is free to attend. Agenda: 1:00 – 1:30 – Meet and Greet …

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