Apr 24

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 24

Harding and Ruth www.loc.gov

Harding and Ruth

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.

Senators Birthday

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.

Harry Harper career record