Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators 8, White Sox 2

Washington Senators 8, Chicago White Sox 2 Joe Judge goes 4 for 4 and Curly Ogden pitches the complete game and registers his first win of the season as the Senators beat the White Sox 8-2. Game Played on Monday, May 26, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 0 0 0 1 0 …

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May 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1930 Senators expand lead to 4 games

May 26 Hope everyone is having a great Memorial Day weekend. 1918 – In 3 plate appearances, Walter Johnson helps himself to 2 hits and a walk. On the mound, Johnson pitches a complete game, 4 hitter over visiting Detroit 4-0, extending his scoreless innings streak to 40. 1920 – First sacker Joe Judge is …

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May 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Joe Judge

May 25 1908 – An unusual occurrence happens in today’s game in the nation’s capital. Detroit scores an unearned run in the 3rd against Sens P “Sleepy” Bill Burns, but do not collect a hit until there are 2 out in the 9th inning. The future middle man in the 1919 World Series fix, “Sleepy” …

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May 25

Remembering 1924 – Judge has big day in Senators loss

Chicago White Sox 10, Washington Senators 9 Joe judge goes 4 for 5 with 4 rbi’s as Seantors lose to the White Sox 10-9. Game Played on Sunday, May 25, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 3 0 – 10 15 2 WAS A 1 1 0 …

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May 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – Don Lock’s walk-off Home Run

May 24 1901 – After yesterday’s 9th inning meltdown by the Nats in Cleveland, Washington turns the tables with a 5 run top of the 9th to tie the Blues. The rally does not result in a win, as the game is called with the score knotted at 5. 1917 – Pale Hose P Reb …

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May 24

Remembering 1924 – Senators are tied for fifth place

AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Yankees 28 18 10 0 .643 – 145 126 Boston Red Sox 30 18 11 1 .621 0.5 182 113 St. Louis Browns 29 16 13 0 .552 2.5 141 131 Detroit Tigers 31 16 15 0 .516 3.5 175 149 Washington …

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May 23

This Date in Washington Senators History – New Nats manager Gil Hodges is acquired in a trade

May 23 1901 – An inglorious record is set today by the Nats in Cleveland. Up 13-5 on the Blues with 2 outs and no runners on base in the 9th, the Blues set a major league record by plating 9 runs for a stunning 14-13 win. 1924 – Striking out a career high 14 …

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May 23

Remembering 1924 – Senators 4, White Sox 0

Washington Senators 4, Chicago White Sox 0 Walter Johnson pitches a one-hit complete game shutout for his fifth win of the season. Game Played on Friday, May 23, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 1 1 WAS A 1 1 1 0 1 …

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May 22

The grind of the next month will tell us a lot about the Nats

The Nationals are most likely spending a good bit of quality time with their loved ones on Monday’s off day because they won’t be seeing much of each other for the next month. Thanks to the rescheduling of the May 11 rainout against Baltimore, the Nats are scheduled to play every day from Tuesday through …

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May 22

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 22 1938 – At Griffith Stadium, Ted Lyons of Chicago collects his 200th career victory as the Sox down the Nats 9-2. 1953 – Sparked by OF Clyde Vollmer‘s 3 run double and 2 run homer, the Senators pound Yankee pitching for 18 hits in a 12-4 Senators rout. In the top of the …

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