June 2017 archive

Jun 30

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1925 Nats move into 1st place

June 30 1925 – The Nats are in sole possession of 1st place with a 7-0 win over the A’s. Johnson allows 2 harmless hits in the rubber match of this 5 game series, of which 4 are won by Washington. 1937 – Pitcher Wes Ferrell, acquired on June 11 from Boston, knocks in the …

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Jun 30

Remembering 1924 – Senators maintain 2.5 game lead in AL

Boston Red Sox 2, Washington Senators 1 (1)         Day Game Played on Monday, June 30, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium BOS A 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 – 2 10 3 WAS A 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – …

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Jun 29

Remembering 1924 – Senators 6, Red Sox 2

Washington Senators 6, Boston Red Sox 2         Day Game Played on Sunday, June 29, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium BOS A 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 – 2 6 0 WAS A 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 x – 6 10 1 BATTING Boston …

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Jun 29

This Date in Washington Senators History – Hinton’s 10th inning bomb wins it for Washington

June 29 1909 – The Nats double up the Highlanders, 3-1, in the Big Apple. Highlander Ray Demmitt accounts for New York’s lone run with a homer off Walter Johnson. For Johnson, it is the first homer he has yielded since his debut nearly 2 years before. 1925 – Outfielder “Broadway” Bill Lamar of Philadelphia …

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Jun 28

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train blanks Yanks 1-0 for 97th career shutout

June 28 1907 – A day that Branch Rickey would certainly like to forget. The Mahatma is pressed into service behind the plate despite a bad throwing shoulder for New York. The Nats take full advantage and run roughshod by stealing a record 13 bases in a 16-5 drubbing of the host Highlanders. Mr. Rickey …

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Jun 28

Remembering 1924 – Senators win two more

Washington Senators 4, Philadelphia Athletics 1 (1)         Day Game Played on Saturday, June 28, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium PHI A 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 – 1 9 1 WAS A 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 x – 4 12 2 BATTING Philadelphia …

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Jun 27

This Date in Washington Senators History

June 27 1913 – Walter Johnson begins a personal 14 game winning streak with a shutout of the Athletics, 2-0, in D.C. Barney’s next loss will not occur until August. 1914 – The A’s, with Eddie Collins rapping out 2 hits and a RBI, defeat Johnson and the Nats, 4-2 in Philadelphia. 1920 – The …

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Jun 27

Remembering 1924 – The Senators hold a half game lead in the AL

The Washington Senators did not play on this date. The Senators find themselves in 1st place in the American League by one half game over the Detroit Tigers. AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Washington Senators 62 34 27 1 .557 – 310 265 Detroit Tigers 66 36 30 0 …

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Jun 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators win 10th in a row

June 26 1901 – A 5-4 victory over visiting Philadelphia moves the Nationals into a 3rd place tie with the Baltimore Orioles. Overall, the Nationals are 24-20, 4 and a half behind 1st place Boston. 1912 – In what should have gone down as one the best Senators acquisitions ever, the Sens acquire P Hippo …

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Jun 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators win 14th of last 15 games

June 25 1919 – Sam Rice homers and Clyde Milan collects 3 hits to lead the Nationals over the Red Sox, 8-3, in the leadoff game of a doubleheader in Beantown. Sox starter Babe Ruth walks 5 and gets touched for 9 hits. With the Bambino moving to LF for game two, the Nats bats …

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