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 — October 18, 2017
  2. This Date in Washington Senators History – Possible move by the Senators are confirmed — October 17, 2017
  3. This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Goose Goslin — October 16, 2017
  4. This Date in Washington Senators History – Pirates win World Series 4-3 — October 15, 2017
  5. This Date in Washington Senators History – Walter Johnson announces his retirement — October 14, 2017

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Oct 08

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 World Series Giants lead 3-2

October 8 1924 World Series Washington at NY Giants, Game 5 Giants 6 Senators 2 Giants lead series 3-2 The good news: Goose Goslin sets a still standing World Series record by hitting safely in six consecutive at bats. Goslin establishes the mark with a 2nd inning, infield hit off Jack Bentley. The bad news: …

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Oct 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – The Goslin Game

October 7 1924 World Series Washington at NY Giants, Game 4 Senators 7 Giants 4 Series tied 2-2 In baseball lore, this contest became known as the “Goslin Game”. A Polo Grounds record crowd of 49,243 witness Goslin’s 4-for-4, 4 RBI day that leads the Senators to a 7-4 win to deadlock the series. With …

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Oct 06

This Date in Washington Senators History – Giants lead 1924 series 2-1

October 6 1924 World Series Washington at NY Giants, Game 3 Giants 6 Senators 4 Giants lead series 2-1 With the first two hotly contested games in the books, the World Series moves to the Polo Grounds for the third game. John McGraw summons “Handsome” Hugh McQuillan, a 14 game winner, as his starter. Bucky …

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Oct 05

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators even the World Series 1-1

October 5 1924 World Series NY Giants at Washington, Game 2 Senators 4 Giants 3 Series tied 1-1 Washington bolts out of the gate in the 1st off former Senator southpaw Jack Bentley. Sam Rice delivers a 2 out single to center and promptly steals second base. Goose Goslin, atoning for his poor performance yesterday, …

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Oct 04

This Date in Washington Senators History – Griffith announces that Walter Johnson will not return as manager

October 4 1924 World Series NY Giants at Washington, Game 1 Giants 4 Senators 3 (12) Giants lead series 1-0 A World Series is never a walk in the park for the winners. But for the Senators, they face a tougher task since their opponents, the John McGraw led Giants, feature six future Hall of …

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Oct 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1933 World Series

October 3   Washington at NY Giants, Game 1- Giants 4 Senators 2 Giants lead series 1-0 The pre-Series talk centered on the “boy managers” for the two teams, Joe Cronin of Washington and Bill Terry of the Giants. While the press concerns itself with the “youth” of the two skippers, Cronin refrains from naming …

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Oct 02

This Date in Washington Senators History – Otis Clymer hits for the cycle

October 2 1908 Washington OF Otis Clymer leads the batting barrage with a cycle, as the Nationals stomp New York, 12-2. 1909 Applying the finishing touches to a 110 loss season, the Nationals drop two in Philly, 6-5 and 7-2. The 1909 team still holds the team records for fewest runs scored (380) and most …

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Oct 01

This Date in Washington Senators History – Senators on Parade

October 1 1913 The paths of Jack Bentley and the Washington Senators will cross on a bigger stage 11 years from now. But, on this day, Bentley makes his ML debut for Washington, blanking Philadelphia, 1-0. Bentley will compile a 5-7 mark in 1914 for the Nats before being shuffled off to Baltimore of the …

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Sep 30

This Date in Washington Senators History – The Final Game

September 30 1924 48 year old Washington coach Nick Altrock pitches two innings and becomes the oldest player to hit a triple. Altrock’s RBI triple is greatly aided by the Red Sox outfielders casually strolling after the ball. Nonetheless, the AL champs are decked in Fenway, 13-1, in the regular season finale. 1927 The Babe …

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Sep 29

This Date in Washington Senators History – Washington clinches their first pennant

September 29 1913 On George McBride Day, honoring the Nats SS, Walter Johnson collects his 36th victory of the year, beating the A’s, 1-0. 1924 Babe Ruth wakes his slumbering teammates to deliver the bad news: The Senators are the American League champions. With the Yankees rained out in Philadelphia, Washington clinches their first pennant …

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