Jan 09

This Date in Washington Senators History

January 9

Senators Birthdays

William Frederick Conroy B Jan. 9, 1899 D Jan. 23, 1970

Senators Short Timer Bill Conroy played in 18 games with the 1923 Senators at 1st and 3rd base. He’d depart the scene with a lifetime .133 batting average.

Bill Conroy career record

Leroy Louis Dietzel B Jan. 9, 1931 Still Living

Another Senators Short Timer, inielder Roy Dietzel played briefly for the Senators in September of 1954 hitting .238 in 9 games.

Roy Dietzel career record

Wilbert Otto (Barney) Wolfe B Jan. 9, 1876 D Feb. 27, 1953

Pitcher Barney Wolfe began his brief major league career with the New York Highlanders in 1903. Pitching in 20 games his first season, he’d post a 6-9 record.

After 7 games with the Highlanders in 1904, where he post an 0-3 record, Wolfe would be traded to the Washington Senators along with Tom Hughes in exchange for Al Orth.

Wolfe would finish the 1904 season by going 6-9 for Washington. He’d post a 9-13 record in 1905 and would finish his career in late May of 1906, having gone 0-3 in 4 games.

“Barney” Wolfe career record