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 – Big Train rolls over St. Louis 1-0 in 15 innings — July 25, 2014
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History — July 24, 2014
  3. This Date in Washington Senators History -The All-Cuban triple play — July 23, 2014
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History — July 22, 2014
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History — July 21, 2014

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Jul 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train rolls over St. Louis 1-0 in 15 innings

July 25 1913 – The Senators and Browns battle to a 15-inning, 8-8 deadlock that is called on the account of darkness. In the top of the 4th inning, Clark Griffith calls upon Walter Johnson to relieve for ineffective Nats hurlers Joe Engel and Tom Hughes. Barney sets a ML record for strikeouts by a …

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Jul 24

This Date in Washington Senators History

July 24 1921 – 3 doubles from the stick of Detroit’s Harry Heilmann off the Big Train is not nearly enough as the Sens rough up the Tigers, 14-6. The win at Navin Field commences an 11 game winning streak for Washington. 1934 – The mercury hits 105 degrees, a record high temperature in Chicago. …

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Jul 23

This Date in Washington Senators History -The All-Cuban triple play

July 23 1907 – The Nats AL record 31 game road trip finally reaches its end with a 3-1 loss to Cleveland. Washington goes 8-22, with one game tied, on the trip. Next season, the Nats will have a 30 game road swing. 1925 – Lou Gehrig holds the Major League for grand slams with …

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Jul 22

This Date in Washington Senators History

July 22 1923 – Walter Johnson notches career strikeout number 3,000 in the Sens 3-1 victory at Cleveland. Johnson K’s 5 Indians and will finish his career with 3,508 strikeouts. 1932 – Poor base running plagues Washington in an 8-4 home loss to Philadelphia. The Senators rack up 15 hits of Rube Walberg, but are …

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Jul 21

This Date in Washington Senators History

July 21 1902 The New York Herald reports that 3B Harry Wolverton will return to the NL Phillies. Wolverton “had informed the ‘Phillies’ he had tired of his work with the Washington American League club and had decided to go back to his first love. He will meet the the ‘Phillies’ when they return home.” …

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Jul 20

This Date in Washington Senators History – Coveleski wins 12th in a row

July 20 1904 – Believing that his best years are behind him, Washington unloads P Al Orth to the Highlanders for pitchers Tom Hughes and Barney Wolfe. Smiling Al will return to form in New York by posting an 11-6 record this season and winning 27 in 1906. 1918 – Johnson goes all the way …

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Jul 19

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1915 Nats steal a ML record 8 bases in the 1st inning

July 19 1915 – The Nationals steal a ML record 8 bases in the 1st inning of today’s 11-4 rout at Cleveland. Danny Moeller (3 SB), Clyde Milan (2), Eddie Ainsmith (2) and George McBride (1) lead the larceny on the basepaths against Tribe C Steve O’Neill. With the run support, Walter Johnson is able …

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Jul 18

This Date in Washington Senators History

July 18 1906 – Cy Falkenburg of Washington becomes the first ML pitcher of the 20th century to hit a grand slam. Falkenburg’s slam off Chicago’s Frank Owen is enough for the home Nationals to swat Chicago, 6-3. 1920 – At Griffith, the Nats rap 17 hits to cruise to an easy 10-3 victory over …

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Jul 17

This Date in Washington Senators History – Bob Ganley scores 5 runs

July 17 1907 – Nats OF Bob Ganley scores 5 runs as Washington tames the Tigers, 13-2, in the Motor City. 1914 – Leading hitter Clyde Milan suffers a broken jaw from a outfield collision with teammate Danny Moeller at Cleveland. “Deerfoot” Milan will miss 40 games. The Indians add insult to injury with a …

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Jul 16

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1909 Nationals and Tigers 18 inning game ends 0-0

July 16 1909 – The longest scoreless contest in AL history is played on this day at Detroit’s Bennett Field. The Nationals and Tigers exchange zeros for 18 innings in a 0-0 tie. Detroit’s Ed Summers fans 10, walks 2 and limits the Nats to 7 hits in 18 innings of work. The Nats Bill …

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