Feb 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – Bucky Harris is the new Nationals’ manager.

February 9

1924 Washington Senators owner Clark Griffith names 2B Bucky Harris, last year’s team captharris_buckyain as the new Nationals’ manager. Harris, had annoyed Griffith by playing pro basketball over the winter, in violation of his contract. The Senators would go on to win the American League pennant and their only World Series against the New York Giants under rookie manager Harris in 1924. They’d win a second pennant in 1925 but would lose the World Series to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games.

Senators Birthdays

The stork takes another break as there are no birthdays to report for February 9th.