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 — December 22, 2014
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Dec 22

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 22 Senators Birthdays A trio of Senators Short Timers, with a grand total of 42 games in a Washington uniform between them, join our roster today. Warren Washington (Jack) Jenkins B Dec. 22, 1942 D Jun. 18, 2002 Signed by the expansion Senators prior to their first season, Jack Jenkins would join the the …

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Dec 21

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 21 Senators Birthdays Paulino Ortiz Casanova B Dec. 21, 1941 Still Living Paul Casanova, strictly a catcher by trade, would be drafted by the Cleveland Indians prior to the 1960 season. Relased by the Indians in mid-June, Casanova would be resigned by the Indians in December, only to be released again in late April …

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Dec 20

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 20 Senators Birthdays Today we sing a refrain of “Me And Julio Down At The Ballpark” (With apologies to Paul Simon) as our duo of birthday boys share the first name of Julio and both are members of the Senators’ Cuban Connection. Julio Enrique Gonzalez B Dec. 20, 1920 D Feb. 15, 1991 In …

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Dec 19

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 19 Senators Birthdays Ernest Lee (Tex) Jeanes B Dec. 19, 1900 D Apr. 5, 1973 Outfielder Tex Jeanes had a very brief career, playing in 53 games spread out over portions of 5 seasons. Debuting with the 1921 Cleveland Indians, Jeanes would play in 5 games, going 2 for 3 at bat, with 1 …

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Dec 18

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 18 Senators Birthdays Today we present a quartet of birthday boys who, with one exception, all played for over 10 years in the major leagues but spent short stints in a Senators uniform. Samuel Richard Coffman B Dec. 18, 1906 D Mar. 24, 1972 Our first example is pitcher Dick Coffman who would spend …

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Dec 17

This Date in Washington Senators History – Senators trade veteran Heinie Manush

December 17 1924 After winning their only World’s Championship, the Washington Senators look to bolster their pitching staff by purchasing Dutch Reuther from Brooklyn. Reuther would reward the Senators by going 30-13 in his year and a half in Washington. 1935 The Senators trade veteran Heinie Manush to the Boston Red Sox for Roy Johnson …

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Dec 16

This Date in Washington Senators History – Expansion Senators make their first trade

December 16 1960 Just 2 days after the expansion draft, the expansion Senators make their first trade, shipping newly acquired pitcher Bobby Schantz to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Harry Bright, Bennie Daniels and R. C. Stevens. Senators Birthdays Barbra O’Neil Chrisley B Dec. 16, 1931 D May 18, 2013 Signed by the Boston …

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Dec 15

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday to 94 year old Eddie Robinson

December 15 1909 The New York Highlanders sell Kid Eberfeld to the Washington Senators for $5,000. Senators Birthdays William Edward Robinson B Dec. 15, 1920 Still Living I’ve always wondered if any player ever played for all of the franchises in one league during his career. Eddie Robinson gets the “Close but no cigar” award, …

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Dec 14

This Date in Washington Senators History – The Expansion Senators

December 14 December 14, 1948 The Washington Senators trade pitcher Early Wynn and 1st baseman James “Mickey” Vernon to the Cleveland Indians for 1st baseman Eddie Robinson and pitchers Joe Haynes and Eddie Klieman. December 14, 1960 The “new” Washington Senators and their tag-team partner, the Los Angeles Angels take part in the first ever …

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Dec 13

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 13 Senators Birthdays William Lee Everitt B Dec. 13, 1868 D Jan. 19, 1938 Bill Everitt began his major league career way back in April of 1895 with the Chicago National League franchise then known as the Colts. Playing in 133 games his first season, Everitt would hit .358. Everitt would remain in Chicago …

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