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 — April 25, 2017
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  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – Johnson pitches his 5th Opening Day shutout — April 23, 2017
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  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Berg extends errorless streak to 117 games — April 21, 2017

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Apr 15

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 15 April 15, 1957-President Dwight Eisenhower throws out the traditional first pitch of the year. The ball that the President tossed was the 10th millionth Spalding baseball to be used in Major League Baseball play. Camilo Pascual suffers the defeat as the Senators fall to the Orioles 7-6 in 11 innings in front of …

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Apr 14

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 14 1910 President William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States starts an American tradition by throwing out the ceremonial “first pitch”. Catching the ball is Senators pitcher Walter Johnson who throws a one-hitter, winning 3-0 over the Philadelphia Athletics. The only hit for the A’s is a Frank Baker double. 1961 Washington’s …

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Apr 13

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 13 1921 The Washington Senators lose their home opener, 6 – 3, to the Boston Red Sox. Senators pitcher Walter Johnson leaves after four innings, the first time he has failed to finish an Opening Game. In attendance are new U.S. President Warren G. Harding, former president Woodrow Wilson, and VP Calvin Coolidge. 1926 …

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Apr 12

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 12 Senators Birthdays All three of today’s birthday boys share the distinction of playing briefly for the Senators at the end of their respective careers. Samuel Lester Agnew B Apr. 12, 1887 D Jul. 19, 1951 Catcher Sam Agnew began his 7 year major league journey with the St. Louis Browns in April of …

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Apr 11

This Date in Washington Senators History – Umpire Emmett Ashford breaks color barrier

April 11 1966 – Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and 44,467 other fans are in attendance as the Washington Senators lose to the Cleveland Indians by the score of 5-2. Washington carried a 2-1 lead into the 9th inning when the Indians score 4 runs to seal the victory. “Sudden” Sam McDowell gets credit for …

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Apr 10

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 10 1967 Opening Day – 44,382 fans see Mel Stottlemeyer of the New York Yankees toss a 2 hit shutout as the Senators lose the opener 8-0. Pete Richert is tagged with the loss for Washington. Mickey Mantle plays 1st base for the first time in his career. Bill Robinson and Elston Howard homer …

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Apr 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday to Dizzy, Happy, Hippo, Ollie and a couple more

April 9 1959 – In the fifth inning against Washington at Griffith Stadium, the Orioles become the first team in history to turn a triple play on Opening Day. Vice President Richard Nixon, a right-hander, substitutes for President Dwight D. Eisenhower and watches the Senators breeze to a 9-2 win. Pedro Ramos is credited with …

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Apr 08

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 8 1963 The expansion Senators, enroute to a worst ever record of 56-106, lose their home opener to the Baltimore Orioles by the score of 3-1. Steve Barber gets the win for Baltimore, with Stu Miller being credited with the save. Don Rudolph is charged with the loss for Washington. Baltimore gets home runs …

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Apr 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – Ted Williams’ debut as the Senators manager

April 7 1969 Ted Williams‘ debut as the new Senators manager is spoiled as the Yankees defeat Washington on Opening Day by a score of 8-4. Mel Stottlemeyer gets the win for the Yankees, Camilio Pascual is charged with the loss for the Senators. Frank Howard strokes a 2 run homer. The Senators outhit the …

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Apr 06

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 6 Senators Birthdays Charles Melton Luskey B Apr. 6, 1876 D Dec. 20, 1962 Washington, DC native Charlie Luskey joined the ranks of Senators Short Timers in September of 1901. Arriving on the major league scene as a 25 year old rookie as the Senators wound down their inaugural season, Luskey would make it …

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