Mark Hornbaker

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Oct 06

Newsreel of the Washington Senators winning 1924 World Series

I hope Nats fans will be able to celebrate like it was 1924. The Library of Congress recently found nearly perfectly preserved nitrate film of a “Kinograms” newsreel showing the Washington Senators winning 1924 World Series.       Senators’ victory parade October 1, 1924, after

Sep 30

SHORT STILL STINKS!!!

September 30. 1971 In front of 14,460 fans the Washington Senators outscored the New York Yankees 7-5 and lose the final game the team will play at RFK stadium. The Yankees win this game by forfeit as Senators’ fans show Robert Short how they really feel about his decision to move the team to Texas. …

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Sep 29

Beware of Bats and Balls

September 29, 1943 Washington D.C At Griffith stadium the 2nd place Washington Senators (82-67) and the 3rd place Cleveland Indians (79-69) are scheduled to play a twi-night doubleheader. During the first game the Senators held a 6-1 lead over the Indians. In the top of the ninth inning the Indians’ third baseman Ken Keltner hit …

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Sep 29

Remembering 1924 – Senators clinch AL Pennant

Washington Senators 4, Boston Red Sox 2         Day Discrepancies Game Played on Monday, September 29, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 4 13 1 BOS A 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 2 9 1 BATTING …

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Sep 28

Remembering 1924

AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Washington Senators 154 91 61 2 .599 – 750 598 New York Yankees 153 89 63 1 .586 2.0 798 667 Detroit Tigers 155 86 67 2 .562 5.5 844 780 St. Louis Browns 153 74 78 1 .487 17.0 769 807 Philadelphia Athletics …

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Sep 27

Remembering 1924 – Senators have Two game lead with Two games remaining

Washington Senators 7, Boston Red Sox 5 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Saturday, September 27, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 – 7 9 1 BOS A 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 – 5 8 3 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators have One game lead with Three games remaining

Boston Red Sox 2, Washington Senators 1 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Friday, September 26, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 1 7 0 BOS A 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 x – 2 8 1 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 24

Remembering 1924 – Senators have Two game lead with Four games remaining

Washington Senators 6, Chicago White Sox 3     Game Played on Wednesday, September 24, 1924 (D) at Comiskey Park I   WAS A 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 – 6 12 0 CHI A 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 – 3 7 0   BATTING Washington …

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Sep 23

Remembering 1924 – Senators 7, White Sox 6

Washington Senators 7, Chicago White Sox 6   Game Played on Tuesday, September 23, 1924 (D) at Comiskey Park I   WAS A 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 – 7 10 1 CHI A 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 – 6 13 2   BATTING Washington Senators …

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Sep 22

Remembering 1924 – Senators 8, Chicago White Sox 3

Washington Senators 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Day Game Played on Monday, September 22, 1924 (D) at Comiskey Park I WAS A 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 – 8 14 1 CHI A 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 – 3 7 0 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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