Art Audley

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Name: Art Audley
Date registered: December 28, 2011

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  1. This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators’ whip the Red Sox 11-0. — July 3, 2015
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History – Ed Delahanty’s mysterious death — July 2, 2015
  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – (1969) The sweep puts the Senators at 40-39 — July 1, 2015
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History – 1925 Nats move into 1st place — June 30, 2015
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Hinton’s 10th inning bomb wins it for Washington — June 29, 2015

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Jul 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators’ whip the Red Sox 11-0.

July 3 1913 – Boston racks 15 hits off Walter Johnson, but the Big Train does not yield a single run. The Sens take the tilt in 15 innings, 1-0 in Beantown. The 15 Red Sox safeties ties a ML record for most hits in an extra inning shutout loss. 1914 – Washington’s Rip Williams …

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Jul 02

This Date in Washington Senators History – Ed Delahanty’s mysterious death

July 2 1903 – Ed Delahanty passes away at the age of 35 when he falls from a bridge in Bridgeburg, Ontario. The circumstances surrounding his death are still somewhat mysterious to this day. Delahanty had boarded a train in Detroit that was bound for New York’s Grand Central Station, according to a letter that …

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Jul 01

This Date in Washington Senators History – (1969) The sweep puts the Senators at 40-39

July 1 1908 – Concluding a 30 game road trip, the weary Nats are shutout in Philadelphia, 2-0. The Nats go 8-22 during their 30 game road swing. 1911 – Enduring one of the poorest outings of his career, Walter Johnson is slammed for 13 runs in a 13-8 Athletics’s rout in Washington. Johnson nemesis …

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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 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 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 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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Jun 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – Epstein’s grand slam sets the tone

June 24 1914 – At Washington, the Nationals take a pair from the A’s. The Nats squeeze by the A’s, 4-3, in the opener. In the closer, Walter Johnson stops the Mackmen, 2-1. 1918 – Granted a leave from the Army for a couple of days, CF Sam Rice‘s 2 hits help the Nats to …

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