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 – ’33 Senators win 14th of last 15 games — June 25, 2017
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History – Epstein’s grand slam sets the tone — June 24, 2017
  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators climb into 1st place — June 23, 2017
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History – Pinelli’s hidden ball trick nabs Rice — June 22, 2017
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Sid Hudson’s bid for a no-hitter — June 21, 2017

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Jun 15

This Date in Washington Senators History – Expansion Senators improve record to 30-30

June 15 1907 – The 20 year career of Lave Cross comes to an end when the Nationals release the 41 year old. Beginning his career in 1887 with the Louisville Colonels of the American Association, Cross would see time with the Philadelphia Athletics in the AA and the Philadelphia Quakers of the Players League. …

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Jun 14

This Date in Washington Senators History – Senators win 14th in a row

June 14 1912 – The streaking Sens win their 14th in a row. With Clyde Milan stealing 5 bases in 3 innings, Washington hands the Naps their 6th straight defeat with a 13-8 victory. 1913 – The Nats leapfrog the guest White Sox for 3rd place in the standings with an 8-3 win. Chicago receiver …

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Jun 13

This Date in Washington Senators History – Goose Goslin is traded

June 13 1905 – Chicago easily disposes of the Nats, 7-0. Sox RHP Frank Owen not only collects the win and shutout. He also steals home in the top of the 8th, Owen’s 2nd, and final, stolen base of the year. Strangely, both stolen bases are swipes of home and both happen to occur against …

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Jun 12

This Date in Washington Senators History – Senators blow 11-1 lead

June 12 1910 – The 1906 White Sox were dubbed the “Hitless Wonders”, but the 1910 incarnation appears to be trying to steal that moniker. For the third straight day, the punchless Sox are shutout by the visiting Nats, this time 3-0. RHP Bob Groom collects the win. 1923 – The Browns double up the …

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Jun 11

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1924 World Series flag raised at Griffith Stadium

June 11 1908 – Making his initial appearance of the year since having surgery to remove an abscess behind his right ear, Walter Johnson is hit hard in a 4-2 defeat at St. Louis. Johnson departs in the 4th inning and will not pitch again until June 25. 1925 – The 1924 World Series flag …

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Jun 10

This Date in Washington Senators History – Dixie Walker pitches a one hitter

June 10 1901 – The Nats score 8 in the bottom of the 8th to knot the Pale Hose at 10-10. The tilt goes to extra innings, when Chicago’s Fred Hartman decks a 3-run home run in the top of the 10th. Clark Griffith of Chicago gets the 13-10 win in relief. 1910 – June …

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Jun 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train pitches 1-hit shutout

June 9 1918 – A harmless single by Ossie Vitt is Detroit’s only hit, as Walter Johnson shutouts the Tigers, 2-0 at Navin Field. 1927 – Cleveland routs the Senators, 7-1 in Griffith. Johnson allows 6 hits and is chased after 5 innings. 1934 – Sore armed Boston P Lefty Grove surrenders a ML record …

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Jun 08

This Date in Washington Senators History – Inaugural major league draft, Senators first selection P Joe Coleman

June 8 1920 – Walter Johnson‘s homer in the top of the 7th makes the Sens, and himself, winners, 5-3 over the Browns. 1944 – The A’s fall into the basement, as the Senators are victorious, 7-5 in Philadelphia. Nats CF George Case steals 3 bases and records an unassisted double play. 1947 – On …

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Jun 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – Bobo Newsom commences his 4th stint as a Senator

June 7 1933 – Cleveland GM Billy Evans hires former Senator legend Walter Johnson as manager. Johnson succeeds another former Nat and former teammate, 1925 AL MVP Roger Peckinpaugh. Meanwhile, the future AL pennant winners are engaging in a slugfest at Shibe Park. The A’s and Nats battle to a 13-13 tie in 10 innings. …

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Jun 06

This Date in Washington Senators History – Howard and Brinkman Homers lead Senators over O’s

June 6 1912 – Walter Johnson relieves Paul Musser in the bottom of the 6th with the Nationals in the lead, 2-1, over Chicago. The Nats plate 7 more runs for the 9-1 victory and, due to the rules at the time, the Big Train is credited with the win. 1935 – Sens P Henry …

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