October 2016 archive

Oct 31

Bill and Ed’s Excellent Baseball Adventure

This is part one of a two part story. The boy in the Scoreboard. By Mark Segraves of NBC 4.

Oct 31

This Date in Washington Senators History

October 31 Senator Managers George McBride, 1921 Record as Senator manager: 80-73, .523 Pct, Teams Managed: 1921: 80-73 .523 Pct. 4th It came as no surprise that Clark Griffith anointed George McBride as his successor in the dugout. During his final seasons as an active player, McBride was Griffith’s apprentice, frequently filling in as the …

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Oct 20

Locker room reporting

For years the Philadelphia Phillies’ clubhouse was deemed hostile. When Steve Carlton refused to talk to Tom Boswell of the Washington Post, Boswell interviewed Calrton’s locker. Carlton warned Boswell never to do this again. A reporter risked his life talking to Gil Hodges locker area. Gil’s faithful companion, Gina was on guard. Hodges rewarded Gina …

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Oct 10

Lobaton’s homer was no October surprise to Baker

The National League Division Series between the nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers may be knotted at one game apiece, bit when it comes to drama and momentum, the Nats are clearly ahead after Sunday’s 5-2 victory And while fans are rightly cheering backup catcher Jose Lobaton as the unlikely hero the team needed to …

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Oct 03

History shows anyone could be the Nats’ postseason hero

The Nationals are banged up as they enter the 2016 playoffs, with many of their top stars out or ailing for the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. But if they are going to give Washington a postseason series win for the first time since 1924, the Nats will still need a …

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Oct 01

Washington’s History in the Post Season

Since 1901 Washington’s baseball team has participated in the post season playoffs five times. Each time Washington has made it into the postseason they had the best record in their league. Below are the final standings and playoff results for each year Washington participated in the post season. 1924 Final Standings Team Name G W …

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