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This Date in Washington Senators History
Timothy Joseph Jordan B Feb. 14, 1879 B Sep. 13, 1949
Tim Jordan would make his major league debut with the Washington Senators in August of 1901. The 22 year old 1st baseman will play in 10 games for Washington, going 4 for 20 at bat with 1 double, 2 RBI and 3 walks. Jordan would be released by the Senators 2 weeks after his major league debut.
Jordan would resurface in 1903 to play in 2 games for the New York Highlanders.
He’d come back to the majors for a third time in 1906, playing for the Brooklyn franchise, then known as the Superbas. Jordan would play in over 100 games each season from 1906 through 1909, his best year being 1907 when he’d hit .274 in 147 games. He’d stroke 12 home runs in both 1906 and 1908.
Jordan’s career would end early in the 1910 season, playing in 5 games, his last major league appearance coming in early May.
William Brocton Kay B Feb. 14, 1878 D Dec. 3, 1945
Single Season Senator Bill Kay would play in 25 games during the 1907 season. Playing the outfield, Kay would be 20 for 60 at the plate with 1 double, 1 triple, 7 RBI and 8 runs scored.
Alexander Sabo B Feb. 14, 1910 D Jan. 3, 2001
Senators Short Timer Alex Sabo, a catcher, played in 4 games for the 1936 Washington team. He’d be 3 for 8 at bat.
Sabo would return for 1 game in 1937, playing in his last major league contest exactly 1 year to the day after making his major league debut.