Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 31

This Date in Washington Senators History – Hodges gets Traded!

March 31 Senators Birthdays We end the month of March with 2 birthdays to report-another pitcher and we slip in an outfielder, both Senators Short Timers. William Frnacis Denehy B Mar. 31, 1946 Still Living Pitcher Bill Denehy first signed with the New York Mets before the start of the 1965 season. He’d make his …

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Mar 30

Nats’ debut at Nationals Park a memorable one

March 30, 2008 The Washington Nationals made their debut at the new Nationals Park a special one.  The Nationals 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves was the team’s first opening day victory since the team moved to Washington D.C. in 2005.  The young Nationals showed a lot of poise when they were able to keep …

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Mar 18

The Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting: A wish that became a reality

I remember a chilly spring afternoon about twenty-two years ago, when I stepped into one of the many souvenir stores in Wrigleyville, Chicago’s nostalgic neighborhood intimately linked to Wrigley Field and baseball, while wearing my letterman-style jacket that sported a big curly W on the chest and the word “Senators” sewed on the back. Most …

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