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 — May 4, 2016
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Chuck Hinton — May 3, 2016
  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – Johnson pitches 100th career shutout — May 2, 2016
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History – Myatt goes 6 for 6 — May 1, 2016
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Gehrig’s Consecutive game streak reaches 2,130 — April 30, 2016

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May 04

This Date in Washington Senators History

Howie Koplitz

May 4 Senators Birthdays Larry Francis Drake B May 4, 1921 D Jul. 14, 1985 An outfielder with a very short career, Larry Drake first appeared in 1 game for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1945. He resurfaced in the majors with the Senators in 1948 where he appeared in 4 games, with 2 hits in …

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May 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Chuck Hinton

hinton

May 3 1952 – The Senators and Yankees make a 6 player trade, the Senators receive Jackie Jensen, Frank (Spec) Shea, Archie Wilson and minor league infielder Jerry Snyder. The Senators send Irv Noren and Tom Upton to New York. 1962 – The Senators trade Willie Tasby to the Cleveland Indians. In return, Steve Hamilton …

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May 02

This Date in Washington Senators History – Johnson pitches 100th career shutout

May 2 1923 – Walter Johnson pitches the 100th shutout of his career with a 3-0 win over the Yankees at Griffith Stadium. The “Big Train” would record 113 shutouts, still a major league record. Senators Birthday Lucas Newton Turk B May 2, 1898 D Jan. 11, 1994 Senators Short Timer Lucas Turk appeared in …

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May 01

This Date in Washington Senators History – Myatt goes 6 for 6

George_Myatt

May 1 1901 – The Senators, after bolting to a 4-0 start, suffer their 1st American League defeat. The opponent was none other than the John McGraw led Baltimore Orioles, the forerunners to the Yankees. The Orioles take a 6-4 win in Washington. The Senators would complete their inaugural season with in 6th place with …

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Apr 30

This Date in Washington Senators History – Gehrig’s Consecutive game streak reaches 2,130

April 30 1939 – The Senators win 3-2, beating the Yankees in New York. Making the game notable is the fact that Lou Gehrig‘s 2,130 consecutive game streak comes to an end today. He is hitting .143 with just 4 hits since the beginning of the season. Senators Birthdays Anton Christian (Tony) Brottem B Apr. …

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Apr 29

This Date in Washington Senators History

Joe Coleman

April 29 1969 – At Tiger Stadium, Senators starter Joe Coleman heads into the bottom of the 9th inning with a 4-2 lead over Detroit. Coleman retires 3B Tom Matchick on a fly to left for the first out, but gives up a single to C Bill Freehan and a walk to PH Dave Campbell. …

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Apr 28

This Date in Washington Senators History

Pedro Ramos

April 28 1911 – Walter Johnson picks up his first victory of the season with a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia. The only run yielded by the the “Big Train” is a solo HR to Frank “Home Run” Baker. This will be the first of 25 wins for Johnson as he will finish fifth in the …

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Apr 27

This Date in Washington Senators History – Flood leaves Senators after 15 games

April 27 1947 – It’s Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium. 58,339 fans in attendance hear the Babe give his farewell address. Ruth, who was suffering from throat cancer would succumb to the disease the next year. The Senators spoil the tribute winning 1-0 with the Senators Sid Hudson getting the victory over Spurgeon (Spud) …

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Apr 26

This Date in Washington Senators History

Sam Dente

April 26 1901 – The American League starts play in Philadelphia, with the Senators besting the Philadelphia Athletics by the score of 5-1. 1931 – The Senators defeat the New York Yankees by a score of 9-7. A bizarre play seals the win for the Senators and possibly costs Lou Gehrig the 1931 home run …

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Apr 25

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 25 Senators Birthdays James Edward (Red) Bird B Apr. 25, 1890 D Mar. 23, 1972 One Game Wonder Red Bird had his cup of coffee with the Senators on September 17th of 1921. His official line lists him as having pitched 5 innings, giving up 3 runs (all earned) with 1 walk, 2 strike …

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