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May 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators 8, White Sox 2

Washington Senators 8, Chicago White Sox 2 Joe Judge goes 4 for 4 and Curly Ogden pitches the complete game and registers his first win of the season as the Senators beat the White Sox 8-2. Game Played on Monday, May 26, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 0 0 0 1 0 …

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May 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1930 Senators expand lead to 4 games

May 26 Hope everyone is having a great Memorial Day weekend. 1918 – In 3 plate appearances, Walter Johnson helps himself to 2 hits and a walk. On the mound, Johnson pitches a complete game, 4 hitter over visiting Detroit 4-0, extending his scoreless innings streak to 40. 1920 – First sacker Joe Judge is …

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May 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Joe Judge

May 25 1908 – An unusual occurrence happens in today’s game in the nation’s capital. Detroit scores an unearned run in the 3rd against Sens P “Sleepy” Bill Burns, but do not collect a hit until there are 2 out in the 9th inning. The future middle man in the 1919 World Series fix, “Sleepy” …

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May 25

Remembering 1924 – Judge has big day in Senators loss

Chicago White Sox 10, Washington Senators 9 Joe judge goes 4 for 5 with 4 rbi’s as Seantors lose to the White Sox 10-9. Game Played on Sunday, May 25, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 3 0 – 10 15 2 WAS A 1 1 0 …

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May 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – Don Lock’s walk-off Home Run

May 24 1901 – After yesterday’s 9th inning meltdown by the Nats in Cleveland, Washington turns the tables with a 5 run top of the 9th to tie the Blues. The rally does not result in a win, as the game is called with the score knotted at 5. 1917 – Pale Hose P Reb …

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May 24

Remembering 1924 – Senators are tied for fifth place

AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Yankees 28 18 10 0 .643 – 145 126 Boston Red Sox 30 18 11 1 .621 0.5 182 113 St. Louis Browns 29 16 13 0 .552 2.5 141 131 Detroit Tigers 31 16 15 0 .516 3.5 175 149 Washington …

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May 23

This Date in Washington Senators History – New Nats manager Gil Hodges is acquired in a trade

May 23 1901 – An inglorious record is set today by the Nats in Cleveland. Up 13-5 on the Blues with 2 outs and no runners on base in the 9th, the Blues set a major league record by plating 9 runs for a stunning 14-13 win. 1924 – Striking out a career high 14 …

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May 23

Remembering 1924 – Senators 4, White Sox 0

Washington Senators 4, Chicago White Sox 0 Walter Johnson pitches a one-hit complete game shutout for his fifth win of the season. Game Played on Friday, May 23, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 1 1 WAS A 1 1 1 0 1 …

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May 22

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 22 1938 – At Griffith Stadium, Ted Lyons of Chicago collects his 200th career victory as the Sox down the Nats 9-2. 1953 – Sparked by OF Clyde Vollmer‘s 3 run double and 2 run homer, the Senators pound Yankee pitching for 18 hits in a 12-4 Senators rout. In the top of the …

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May 22

Remembering 1924 – Browns 3, Senators 1

St. Louis Browns 3, Washington Senators 1 Day Game Played on Thursday, May 22, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium STL A 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 3 9 0 WAS A 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 – 1 9 1 BATTING St. Louis Browns AB R …

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