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 22, 2017
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History – McDermott and Jensen exchange blows — May 21, 2017
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  4. This Date in Washington Senators History – Clark Griffith sells his nephew — May 19, 2017
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Tom Hughes goes after a heckler in the stands — May 18, 2017

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May 12

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train picks up 400th win

May 12 1926 Walter Johnson picks up his 400th career victory as the St. Louis Browns fall to the Sens 7-4 at Griffith Stadium. 1956 An 8 run bottom of the second propels the Senators to a 12-9 win over Boston. Washington’s Jerry Snyder falls a single short of the cycle and drives in 5 …

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May 11

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 11 1904 New Senators manager Patsy Donavan picks up his first win in his managerial debut as the Senators beat the Browns 7-3 in Washington. The victory “improves” the Nats record to 2-16. 1911 At Chicago, the Senators give up a season high 20 runs as the Senators get pounded 20-6 by the Sox. …

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May 10

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train’s consecutive scoreless innings streak at 52.2

May 10 May 10 was an eventful day in the colorful history of the Senators, particularly as it pertains to Walter Johnson and a variety of streaks and records by different players. 1909 – Walter Johnson suffers his second straight 1-0 shutout loss, this one to the White Sox at South Side Park. It is …

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May 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1904 Senators lose another one

May 9 1904 – After dropping a 6-3 decision in Philadelphia that drops the Senators to 1-16, Malachi Kittridge is dismissed as the Sens interim manager. Kittridge returns to his catcher position. Patsy Donavan, the Sens original choice to be the manager, finally settles his contract dispute with the Cardinals and is handed the managerial …

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May 08

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 8 1912 – Walter Johnson‘s five game win streak is snapped with a 7-6 defeat at the hand of the White Sox in Washington. 1914 – May 8 must not have been a good day for the “Big Train” in his career. On this date in 1914, Johnson comes on in relief against the …

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May 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – The Babe out-duels The Big Train

May 7 1917 – Boston’s Babe Ruth out-duels Walter Johnson 1-0 in Washington. The only run is a sacrifice fly by, who else, the Babe himself. 1957 – Charlie Dressen is dismissed as the Senators manager after the Senators drop 8 straight to fall to 5-16. Under new manager Cookie Lavagetto, the Senators drop their …

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May 06

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 6 1967 – Behind 9th inning solo homers by Bob Chance and Paul Casanova, the Senators win their 3rd straight by shutting out the Angels 2-0 in Anaheim. Darold Knowles picks up the victory with 6 solid innings of relief, scattering 2 hits and striking out 6. Senators Birthdays Patrick Henry (Pat) Duff B …

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May 05

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 5 1904 – After losing their first 13 games of the season, Washington finally picks up its first win by defeating the NY Highlanders 9-4 at Hilltop Park. 3 days later, with the Senators sitting at 1-16, player-manager Mallachi Kiitridge is relieved of his managerial duties in favor of Patsy Donavan, who is embroiled …

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May 04

This Date in Washington Senators History

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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

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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