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 – ’24 Senators extend lead over Yankees to 1.5 games — August 29, 2014
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators beat Yankees to take 1/2 game lead — August 28, 2014
  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – Calvin Griffith team could move to Minneapolis/St. Paul — August 27, 2014
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History – Manush’s 33 game hit streak is history — August 26, 2014
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train’s 7 inning no-hitter — August 25, 2014

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Aug 29

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators extend lead over Yankees to 1.5 games

August 29 1907 – The Nationals take a doubleheader in D.C. from Boston, winning 2-1 and 3-2. Walter Johnson gets credit for the W in the morning contest, the third straight game that Johnson does not issue a walk. 1915 – Two Hall of Famers square off on the mound in St. Louis: Walter Johnson …

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Aug 28

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators beat Yankees to take 1/2 game lead

August 28 1909 – William “Dolly” Gray of Washington enters the record book by walking 8 White Sox in the bottom of the 2nd inning‚ with 7 free passes in a row (both ML records). The Sox score 6 runs, on 1 hit, in the inning for the 6-4 win. 1913 – The 14 game …

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Aug 27

This Date in Washington Senators History – Calvin Griffith team could move to Minneapolis/St. Paul

August 27 1927 – The Senators are unable to muster up much offense against White Sox hurler Ted Lyons, dropping a 6-1 decision at Chicago. Lyons yields 4 hits and an unearned run and helps himself at the dish with 2 doubles, a walk and 3 runs scored. Washington SS Bobby Reeves records 13 assists, …

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Aug 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – Manush’s 33 game hit streak is history

August 26 1902 – This would constitute a low scoring tilt if this was played in 2008. In a slugfest, the Nationals outlast Detroit, 8-7. The Nationals spot the Tigers a 3-0, 1st inning lead. Washington pushes single runs across in the bottom of the 3rd and 4th, and put 3 on the board in …

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Aug 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train’s 7 inning no-hitter

August 25 1906 – At Washington, the Nats sweep a pair from the White Sox‚ 5-4 and 4-3. The Nats plate 3 runs in the 9th off Ed Walsh in game one to snap the White Sox’s, AL record, 19 game winning streak. 1911 – In the first of two at Detroit, the Senators mop …

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Aug 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – Nats payback Indians 20-8

August 24 1913 – With the Senators ahead, 2-1, in the bottom of the 9th, two Chicago baserunners reach base off Walter Johnson. With two on and two outs, Johnson’s 13 game winning streak looks to be in peril with Eddie Collins strolling to the plate. The Big Train is up to the task and …

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Aug 23

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train reels off his 16th consecutive victory

August 23 1906 – The “Hitless Wonders”, the White Sox, earn their 19th straight victory, defeating Washington, 4-1, in D.C. Chicago’s 19 game win streak will be an AL record until it is duplicated by the Yankees in 1947. 1912 – The Big Train reels off his 16th consecutive victory, rolling past the Tigers in …

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Aug 22

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators crush Tigers 20-5

August 22 1905 – The Nationals will take a win anyway they can. At Detroit, umpire John Sheridan awards a forfeit win to the Nationals when Detroit refuses to begin play after an argument. Washington is leading in the 11th, 2-1, when Sheridan awards the forfeit. 1915 – Seeing their 9 game win streak fall …

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Aug 21

This Date in Washington Senators History

August 21 1908 – Today marks the 106th anniversary of Gabby Street‘s famed Washington Monument catch. Two Nats fans by the names of Preston Gibson and John Biddle make a $500 wager on whether a ball that is dropped from the top of the Washington Monument can be caught on the fly. Gibson and Biddle …

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Aug 20

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators back on top of the AL to stay

August 20 1912 – Walter Johnson and Jay Cashion give Washington fans plenty of cheer in a twinbill. In the opener, the Big Train sets the AL record with his 15th consecutive win, a 4-2 victory over Cleveland. Johnson is upstaged in the second game by Cashion, who fashions a 2-0, 6 inning, no-hitter. The …

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