March 2017 archive

Mar 05

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 5 Senators Birthdays Ramon Garcia B Mar. 5, 1924 D Dec. 25, 2001 Another member of the Cuban Connection, pitcher Ramon Garcia spent approximately 6 weeks with the 1948 Senators. Pitching in 4 games, Garcia would depart Washington with no W/L record and an ERA of 17.18. Ramon Garcia career record William Clyde (Rabbit) …

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Mar 04

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 4 Senators Birthdays Jose Acosta B Mar. 4, 1891 D Nov. 16, 1977 A early member of the Senators Cuban Connection, pitcher Jose Acosta would arrive in the major leagues as a 29 year old rookie. Pitching for the Senators in 1920 and 1921, Acosta would post an identical record of 5-4 in both …

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Mar 03

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 3 Senators Birthdays Bartholomew Joseph (Bert) Griffith B Mar. 3, 1896 D May 5, 1973 No relation to Senators owner Clark Griffith, Bert Griffith was an outfileder and occasional 1st baseman who debuted with the Brooklyn Robins in April of 1922. Playing in 106 games his rookie season, Griffith would hit .308 with 22 …

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Mar 02

This Date in Washington Senators History – Moe Berg’s Birthday

March 2 Senators Birthdays Orville Martin Armbrust B Mar. 2, 1905 D Oct. 2, 1967 Senators Short Timer Orville Armbrust spent 12 days on the Washington roster in September of 1934. Pitching in 3 games, Armbrust would post a 1-0 record with a 2.13 ERA. Orville Armbrust career record Morris (Moe) Berg B Mar. 2, …

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Mar 01

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 1 Today we note two players who finished their careers with the Washington Senators… Senators Birthdays Robert Royce Usher B Mar. 1, 1925 D Dec. 29, 2014. Signed by the Cincinnati Reds before the start of the 1943 season, outfielder Bob Usher would make it to the majors in 1946 as a 21 year old …

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