Monthly Archive: June 2017

Jun 23

Remembering 1924 – Senators win two more, half game behind 1st Place Tigers

The Washington Senators sweep the Yankees in doubleheader. With the two wins the Senators extend their winning streak to seven games. At the end of the day the Senators find themselves tied for second place with the Yankees as both teams are a half game behind the Detroit Tigers. Washington Senators 5, New York Yankees …

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Jun 23

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators climb into 1st place

June 23 1911 – Controversial figure Hal Chase sets a ML record with 21 putouts in a 9 inning game for a 1st baseman. The Highlanders slip by the Nats, 3-2, in Washington. 1915 – Walter Johnson tosses another 1-hitter in a 5-0 home victory over Boston. Harry Hopper collects the BoSox’s only hit. 1917 …

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Jun 23

The Babe Gets Ejected After Walking Senators’ Morgan

June 23, 1917 The Babe Gets Ejected After Walking Senators’ Morgan In the top of the first inning of the first game of a scheduled double-header between the Senators and the Red Sox, Babe Ruth gave up a four pitch walk to the Senators’ Ray Morgan. The 24 year old Ruth was so outraged that …

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Jun 22

This Date in Washington Senators History – Pinelli’s hidden ball trick nabs Rice

June 22 1902 – In an effort to circumvent the ban on Sunday baseball in Ohio, the Cleveland Broncos and Nats play their game in Fort Wayne, IN. Cleveland and P Addie Joss beat the Nationals, 6-4. 1916 – Making the final starting assignment of his pitching career, Sam Rice pitches 6.2 innings and does …

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Jun 22

Remembering 1924 – Senators Win Fifth Game in a Row

Washington Senators 5, Philadelphia Athletics 4 The Washington Senators are tied for 3rd place 2 games behind the league leading Yankees. Game Played on Sunday, June 22, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium Washington Senators 5, Philadelphia Athletics 4           Day Game Played on Sunday, June 22, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium …

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Jun 21

This Date in Washington Senators History – Sid Hudson’s bid for a no-hitter

June 21 1914 – If the designated hitter existed in 1914, maybe Walter Johnson could have filled the slot on some days that he didn’t pitch. It is no surprise then that Johnson wins it with his bat today at Detroit. Barney’s grand slam is the difference in the Nats 7-3 win. 1918 – CF …

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Jun 21

Remembering 1924 – Senators 11, Athletics 3

Washington Senators 11, Philadelphia Athletics 3                       Game Played on Saturday, June 21, 1924 (D) at Shibe Park WAS A 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 – 11 13 2 PHI A 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 – …

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Jun 20

This Date in Washington Senators History

June 20 1905 – St. Louis extends the Nationals losing streak to 7 with a 12-3 blowout in Washington. The defeat sends the Nationals into the cellar of the AL. 1913 – The woeful Yankees easily take the opener of a doubleheader, 9-3, in D.C. Second game Sens starter Bert Gallia looks to set a …

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Jun 20

Remembering 1924 – Senators 3, Athletics 2

Washington Senators 3, Philadelphia Athletics 2 Day Game Played on Friday, June 20, 1924 (D) at Shibe Park WAS A 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 – 3 8 1 PHI A 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 2 7 2 BATTING …

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Jun 19

This Date in Washington Senators History – Epstein’s hot bat drives in 8

June 19 1909 – 7 walks, 4 wild pitches and 1 hit batsman is the Big Train’s line for the day. A loss? Nope. Johnson strikes out 10 Highlanders and picks up the 7-4 win in the opener of a doubleheader at Hilltop Park. New York takes the finale, 6-3. 1949 – 21,818 fans come …

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