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 — February 11, 2016
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  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – Bucky Harris is the new Nationals’ manager. — February 9, 2016
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History — February 8, 2016
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History — February 7, 2016

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Feb 11

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 11 Senators Birthdays James Edward Ryan B Feb. 11, 1863 D Oct. 26, 1923 Born during the American Civil War, Jimmy Ryan is one of many outstanding players from the 19th century whose career has been seemingly forgotten by baseball historians. Beginning his major league playing days with the Chicago White Stockings late in …

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Feb 10

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 10 Senators Birthdays Rexford Paul Dawson B Feb. 10, 1889 D Oct. 20, 1958 One Game Wonder Rex Dawson was served his cup of coffee on October 3rd of 1913. Pitching just 1 inning, Dawson would give up 1 hit and strike out 1, leaving with a perfect ERA of 0.00. Rex Dawson career …

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Feb 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – Bucky Harris is the new Nationals’ manager.

February 9 1924 Washington Senators owner Clark Griffith names 2B Bucky Harris, last year’s team captain as the new Nationals’ manager. Harris, had annoyed Griffith by playing pro basketball over the winter, in violation of his contract. The Senators would go on to win the American League pennant and their only World Series against the …

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Feb 08

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 8 Senators Birthdays Joseph Black B Feb. 8, 1924 D May 17, 2002 Pitcher Joe Black gained fame, and “Rookie Of The Year” honors, when he came on the major league scene in 1952, posting a 15-4 record with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Black would go 1-2 in the 1952 World Series, in the process …

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Feb 07

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 7 Senators Birthdays Baldomero (Mel) Almada B Feb. 7, 1913 D Aug. 13, 1988 Mexican born outfielder Mel Almada made his way to the major leagues in September of 1933, first playing for the Boston Red Sox. Almada’s first full season of play would be 1935, when he’d hit .290 in 151 games. Traded …

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Feb 06

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 6 Senators Birthdays Pelham Ashby Ballenger B Feb. 6, 1894 D Dec. 8, 1948 Senators Short Timer Pelham Ballenger spent 5 days on the Washington roster in May of 1928. Playing in 3 games at 3rd base, Ballenger would be 1 for 9 at the plate. Pelham Ballenger career record Frank Breyfogle LaPorte B …

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Feb 05

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 5 Senators Birthdays John Joseph O’Brien B Feb. 5, 1873 D Jun. 10, 1933 Outfielder Jack O’Brien got his start in the majors way back in 1899 with the National League version of the Washington Senators. Playing in 127 games, O’Brien would hit .282. Out of the majors in 1900, O’Brien would return in …

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Feb 04

This Date in Washington Senators History

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February 4 Senators Birthdays Edward Wilbur Ainsmith (born Edward Anshmedt) B Feb. 4, 1892 D Sep. 6, 1981 Russian born Eddie Ainsmith debuted with the Washington Senators in August of 1910. A catcher, Ainsmith would be on the Senators roster from 1910 through 1918. Ainsmith’s best year at the plate with Washington would be 1912 …

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Feb 03

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 3 1942 At a special meeting to discuss wartime regulations, MLB owners decide to allow 14 night games for each club, with Washington allowed 21 due to the large number of government workers that inhabit Washington. Two All-Star Games will be played, one with a military All-Star team. Curfews are set for night games …

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Feb 02

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 2 Senators Birthdays Wesley Cheek Ferrell B Feb. 2, 1908 D Dec. 9, 1976 Pitcher Wes Ferrell would have a rather inauspicious start in the majors, pitching in 1 inning for the Cleveland Indians in early September of 1927, giving up 2 walks, 3 hits and 3 runs, finishing the season with a 27.00 …

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