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This Date in Washington Senators History
1923 – President Warren G. Harding witnesses the first shutout thrown at Yankee Stadium. The victims were the
Washington Senators, who lose 4-0 to the Yankees. Babe Ruth homers for the victors. The Senators would end the season in 4th place with a 75-78 record.
Harry Harper B April 24, 1895 D April 23, 1963
Starting his 10 year major league career with the Senators in 1913, Harper would see his best season in 1916 when he finished the season with a 14-10 record. After leaving the Senators, Harper would spend single seasons with the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and finish in Brooklyn with the Robins in 1923.