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 6, 2016
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  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – Walter Johnson accepts an advance from the Chicago Whales — December 4, 2016
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  5. This Date in Washington Senators History — December 1, 2016

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Dec 06

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 6 Senators Birthdays Daniel John Dobbek B Dec. 6, 1934 Still Living Outfielder Dan Dobbek would debut with the original Senators in early September of 1959. Playing in 16 games, he’d hit .250. 1960 would be Dobbek’s most active year in the majors when he’d play in 110 games during the original Senators last …

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Dec 05

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 5 Senators Birthdays Elmer Joseph Gedeon B Dec. 5, 1893 D May 19, 1941 Elmer Gedeon would make his major league debut with the Washington Senators in mid-May of 1913. Appearing in 29 games, Gedeon would play 2nd and 3rd base, shortstop, outfield and would even pitch 1/3rd of an inning. However, that versatility …

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Dec 04

This Date in Washington Senators History – Walter Johnson accepts an advance from the Chicago Whales

December 4 1914 Walter Johnson accepts an advance from the Chicago Whales of the Federal League. Claiming he has paid Johnson for the reserve option on his contract, Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court. Griffith then travels to Johnson’s home in Coffeyville, Kansas to talk to Johnson and persuade him that his contract …

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Dec 03

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 3 Senators Birthdays Joseph Christopher Cleary B Dec. 3, 1918 D Jun. 3, 2004 One Game Wonder Joe Cleary made his only appearance with the Senators on August 4th of 1945. Joe’s nickname was “Fire”, probably most appropriate after his performance against the Boston Red Sox. In the second game of a double header, …

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Dec 01

This Date in Washington Senators History

December 1 Senators Birthdays Paul Stanford (Buddy) Dear B Dec. 1, 1905 D Aug. 29, 1989 Senators Short Timer Buddy Dear spent 3 days on the Washington roster in 1927. Appearing in 2 games, playing 2nd base in 1, Dear would go 0-1 at bat but would be credited with 1 run scored. “Buddy” Dear …

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Nov 30

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Firpo Marberry

November 30 Senators Birthdays Noble Winfred Ballou B Nov. 30, 1897 D Jan. 29, 1963 Win Ballou debuted with the Washington Senators in late August of 1925. Pitching in 10 games, Ballou would post a 1-1 record. Ballou would appear in 2 games of the 1925 World Series as the Senators lost to the Pittsburgh …

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Nov 29

This Date in Washington Senators History

November 29 Senators Birthdays William Cleveland Currie B Nov. 29, 1928 D Oct. 30, 2013 Senators Short Timer Bill Currie travelled through the Boston/Milwaukee Braves and St. Louis Cardinals organizations before being acquired by the Washington Senators in 1954. He’d make his only major league appearances early in the 1955 season. Pitching in 3 games …

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Nov 28

This Date in Washington Senators History

Senators Birthdays Edward Volney Chapman B Nov. 28, 1905 D May 3, 2000 Single Season Senator Ed Chapman would pitch in 6 games for the Senators in 1933. He’d depart after less than 2 months in the majors with an ERA of 8.00. Ed Chapman career record Maurice Montague (Molly) Craft B Nov. 28, 1895 …

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Nov 27

This Date in Washington Senators History

November 27 Senators Birthdays Louis Eugene Bevil (born Bevilacqua) B Nov. 27, 1922 D Feb. 1, 1973 Senators Short Timer Lou Bevil spent 11 days on the Washington roster in early September of 1942. Pitching in 4 games, Bevil would compile an 0-1 record with a 6.52 ERA. Lou Bevil career record Leslie Ambrose (Joe) …

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Nov 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – Transplanted Senators are now the Twins

November 26 1960 Twins is chosen as the new name for the original Washington Senators franchise, transplanted to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul after the end of the 1960 season. Senators Birthdays Vernon Louis (Lefty) Gomez B Nov. 26, 1908 D Feb. 17, 1989 Hall Of Famer Lefty Gomez spent 14 years in the …

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